Exhibits

Exhibits at the Maritime Museum

Exhibits at the Maritime Museum of San Diego

Visiting & Permanent Exhibits included with museum admission.

Sea Monsters: Delving Into The Deep Myth

Sea Monsters: Delving Into The Deep Myth

Sea Monsters: Delving Into The Deep Myth Exhibit, Now Open This fresh, fun, eye-catching exhibit, complete with dramatic Kraken-inspired tentacles climbing across the yards and rigging of the legendary Star of India , will take visitors...
Model Gallery

Model Gallery

Features Model Making Legends, Exquisite Representations, Illustrations, Maritime Fine Art Model Gallery exhibit is located in a newly created visitor annex on the aft-end of the 1898 Victorian-era steam ferryboat Berkeley . The Maritime...
To The Brink Of War

To The Brink Of War

To The Brink Of War Exhibit is preserved as the film, The Man Who Saved The World Produced by the Maritime Museum of San Diego The Man Who Saved The World is a depiction of a moment in the Cold War when the world came frighteningly...
Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

New Maritime Vintage “Wish You Were Here” Postcard And Photography Exhibit Maritime Museum of San Diego, serving as the community memory of our seafaring experience by collecting, preserving, and presenting our rich maritime heritage and...
Charting The Sea

Charting The Sea

Technology and History of Navigation Charting the Sea covers two major eras of Pacific maritime history; the Age of Exploration and the Age of Science .  San Diego, once an object of European discovery, is now a hub for expeditions into the depths ...
Age of Sail

Age of Sail

All the technology of the age of sailing and explorers Exhibits aboard the 1863 bark Star of India place her in context as an example of the final and highest technology of the Age of Sail. Visual and hands-on displays show visitors how ships are...
Age Of Steam

Age Of Steam

The world at the time of steam power The Age of Steam exhibit incorporates many features of the Ferryboat Berkeley . She was part of the technological revolution of steam power, which enabled the world's commerce to be transacted on precise timetables...
Harvesting The Ocean

Harvesting The Ocean

San Diego area commercial fishing Harvesting the Ocean chronicles the growth and subsequent decline of commercial fishing out of San Diego. This Maritime Museum exhibit profiles the technology and the people who built an industry that once made San...
San Diego's Navy

San Diego's Navy

History of the Naval Presence in San Diego San Diego's Navy is the only exhibit depicting the remarkable history of the United States Navy in San Diego. From the visit of the "Great White Fleet" over 100 years ago, when the harbor was too shallow...