Exhibits

Exhibits at the Maritime Museum

Exhibits at the Maritime Museum of San Diego

Visiting Exhibits

Fragile Waters

FRAGILE WATERS is a powerful artistic and ecological statement through the inspiring black and white images of three renowned photographers and environmentalists – Ansel Adams, Ernest H. Brooks II, and Dorothy Kerper Monnelly. The traveling exhibition…

Permanent Exhibits

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 sailed...

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...

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 ...

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

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 to...