Pakistan Maritime Museum is established to promote awareness about maritime heritage in the general public. Displays of artifacts in the open air as well as inside the museum building are based on the modern concept of presentation and interactive education. It updates the visitor’s knowledge about maritime history and gives a detailed account of various aspects of national heritage. The museum has a main building, which covers an area of 50,000 sq ft and 15 acres of land around the building is aesthetically landscaped with the largest exhibits.
The museum building consists of three floors. It has 8 galleries and 10 displays. This museum has an auditorium with a capacity of 60 seats, a library, and a History & Archive Center. The exhibits including vintage equipment, paintings, dioramas, and murals depicting the maritime heritage and the achievement of the Pakistan Navy. In different galleries, computer interactive kiosks have been provided to visitors for instant access to detailed information about exhibits.