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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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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Schooner Cup Charity Regatta

West Coast’s premier gathering of these historic schooners.

The Silver Gate Yacht Club will be hosting the 28th America’s Schooner Cup Charity Regatta in San Diego Bay. The Maritime Museum’s tall ship Californian, will be participating in the race. Proceeds from this annual event benefit the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) which is a civilian organization that provides support to active duty and retired Sailors, Marines and their families in time of need.

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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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Whale watching

Aboard the famous yacht America

Next Level Sailing has never made it so easy for you to see these wonderful animals off our beautiful coastline. Sail aboard America, the famous 139 ft yacht that the America’s Cup is named after for an adventurous blue whale and marine life expedition.

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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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