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General Admission & Family Package Admission

General Admission

Visit all the museum’s historic ships, and exhibits for ONE low price.*

  • 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 (Admission for Two Adults and Two Children 3 – 12)

What can I see at the Maritime Museum of San Diego?
Ships at the Maritime Museum**
Exhibits at the Maritime Museum
Events at the Museum

Hours 9am to 8pm (9pm starting Memorial Day). Your ticket is good for all day, you can leave for lunch and come back to keep exploring.

**At times one or more ships may be off exhibit due to maintenance or special events. You may want to call ahead if there is a particular ship you wanted to explore.


Tall Ship Adventure Sail

Tall Ship Adventure Sail aboard Californian

Most Sundays, 11:30 to 3:00pm

Tall Ship Adventure aboard Californian*

Tall Ship Adventure Sail is a three-hour adventure history sail aboard the schooner Californian.

Join the crew in sailing a traditionally rigged tall ship. Passengers will be invited to haul a line, man the helm and end their day with a cannon salute.

Tickets range from $60.00 to $44.00

  • Check-in ends at 11:30am
  • Sail is 3 hours and returns to the museum at 3pm
  • You can check-in as early as 9am, enjoy the Museum before and/or after your sail. Ticket includes general admission.
  • Schedule is subject to change. Any new times will be noted on ticket.
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Fathers Day Sail aboard Californian

Sail June 18 or 19, 2016

Make Fathers Day a special one-of-a-kind adventure! The Maritime Museum of San Diego invites you to a Fathers Day celebration aboard the State official tall ship Californian.

The sail begins with a souvenir photo of all in your party. Each adult receives a delicious bratwurst sandwich, chips and a cold beer prior to sailing. Hot dogs and soft drinks are available for the kids.

Tickets range from $70.00 to $48.00

  • Choose either June 18 or 19, 2016.
  • Photos and food: 10:00am to 11:30am
  • Boarding Check-in ends: 11:30pm
  • Sail is 3 hours and returns to the museum at 3pm
  • This adventure is better suited for kids 6 and older
  • You can check-in as early as 9am, enjoy the Museum before and/or after your sail. Ticket includes general admission.
  • For more info, click here.

4th of July Picnic Dinner

4th of July Picnic Dinner

 

Picnic Dinner aboard Berkeley

The observation deck of the museum’s historic 1898 steam ferry Berkeley provides a spectacular view of the fireworks show over San Diego Bay and is reserved for guests participating in our delicious catered picnic dinner.

Tickets range from $35.00 to $18.00

  • Dinner is $35 for adults and $18 for children 3-12
  • Two seatings to choose from, first seating 5pm-6:30pm second seating 7pm to 8:30pm
  • Independence Day Picnic Dinner aboard the Berkeley features, BBQ chicken, burgers, coleslaw, potato salad, ice cold watermelon & double fudge brownies for dessert!
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Maritime Museum Combo Packages

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.

The Hausmann Quartet

The Hausmann Quartet and the Maritime Museum of San Diego are excited to partner to present the launch of Haydn Voyages: Music at the Maritime, a quarterly concert series aboard Berkeley – an 1898 steam ferryboat that operated for 60 years on San Francisco Bay.

No Refunds, all sales are final.

San Salvador is dockside viewing only.
• Swift Boat closed for refit.