The Museum’s location on Harbor Drive is a short walk from the Santa Fe Depot, America Plaza, and County Center Trolley Stations. MTS Blue, Green, and Orange Lines provide direct service to one more of these stations as do many of MTS Bus and Rapid Routes. You can buy Day Passes at all Trolley Ticket Machines and when boarding an MTS Bus or Rapid Route. On Saturdays and Sundays two children (12 and under) ride free with one fare paid adult (18 and older). For information on special service, route maps, mobile ticketing and schedules visit

From North County take an Amtrak or COASTER train to the Santa Fe Depot. For schedule information visit

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Tall Ship Adventure

Aboard the Official State Tallship, Californian

• Tall Ship Adventure is 3 hours
• Check-in ends at 11:30am*
• Tall Ship Adventure ticket includes museum admission.
• You can check-in as early as 9:00 am, enjoy the Museum before or after your sail.
• Return to museum at 3:00 pm
• *Schedule is subject to change. Any new times will be noted on ticket.
• Tickets range from $60 (adults) to $44 (members)

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PCF-816 Swift Boat Tours

75 min Bay Tours

Two tours Saturday and Sunday.
Check-in time ends: 10:30 am and 1:00 pm.

Prices range from $26.00 (adults) to $10.00 (members)

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Museum Admission

General Admission & Family Package Admission

• Adult 18+ $16.00
• Senior 62+, Military w/ID, Students 13-17 years $13.00
• Child 3-12 years $8.00
• Family Package Admission Special $43.00

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Parade of Lights Viewing Dinner

Our annual fundraiser held aboard the Berkeley steam ferry.

Since the Berkeley is the judging platform for the Parade of Lights awards, this event is typically a sell-out and its popularity has grown over the years. It is a perfect way to celebrate the holidays with friends and family, while supporting the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

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Black & Gold: New Years Eve Party

Aboard the Berkeley Steam Ferry

Celebrate the New Year in style with the Maritime Museum of San Diego at the “Black & Gold” New Year’s Eve Party 2016.

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Flannery & Friends

Annual event returns to the Maritime Museum of San Diego

Saturday December 19 2015, Tim Flannery & Friends will perform their colorful blend of folk, country and traditional music and storytelling aboard the Star of India.

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Cannon Battle

Lady Washington & Hawaiian Chieftain

This popular three-hour Cannon Battle features booming cannons, close-quarters maneuvers, and a taste of 18th century maritime life aboard tall ships. Hawaiian Chieftain and the Lady Washington are visiting the Maritime Museum of San Diego from Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority.

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Available Maritime Museum Combo Packages

Choose from many great packages and save!

Want to visit more that one attraction in San Diego? Discount packages are available for many popular attractions in San Diego when visiting the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

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