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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. 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.


Pirate Days

Pirate Days – Special Event Admission

 

“BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure!” aboard Californian

BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure! – INCLUDES ADMISSION!

 

Pirate Days Admission. May 21 or 22.*

  • Adult 18+ $17.00
  • Senior 62+, Military w/ID, Students 13-17 years $14.00
  • Child 12-3 years $9.00
  • Child 2 & under FREE

New this year, BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure! aboard Californian.

This hilarious interactive show puts you right in the middle of the pirate action. After you are sworn in as part of the crew you will be trained how to navigate, sword fight, bail water from a sinking ship, escape from the Kings Jail, swab the deck and other pirate skills. But beware…there be mutiny afoot, a lost crew and cursed treasure.

BOARDED Ticket includes Pirate Days Admission PLUS the show BOARDED aboard the tall ship Californian. Show times: 10:30, 12:30, 2:30 Ticket price range: $37.00 to $18.00

Pirate Days May 21 & 22 – click here to learn more.
Special Event Activities end at 4pm.
Museum Hours 9am to 8pm daily. Your ticket is good for all day, you can leave for lunch and come back to keep exploring.


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.
  • On the water adventure page.

Fathers Day Sail aboard Californian

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

 

Californian Cruise

4th of July Fireworks Cruise on Californian

 

Viewing aboard PILOT

4th of July Fireworks viewing aboard PILOT

 

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


Fireworks Cruise aboard Californian

For those looking for a more exhilarating experience, the museum is offering a fireworks cruise aboard the schooner Californian. Check-in ends at 6pm and returns after the fireworks show is over.

Tickets are $85.00 each


4th Front Row Seats Fireworks viewing aboard PILOT

Enjoy Fireworks from on the Bay! A unique, fun 4th of July adventure awaits: bring a jacket, comfortable clothes, your camera, a friend or two and celebrate the 4th with us. We will have light snacks, sodas and water for your enjoyment.

Tickets are $40.00 each

  • 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, corn on the cob, ice cold watermelon & double fudge brownies for dessert!
  • For more info, click here.

Partner adventure tickets


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 open for limited deck tours most weekends.
• B-39 closed for exhibit preparation. Expected open date May 12