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Group Tours

Guided Tours of the Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum of San Diego offers group and guided tours to accommodate the needs of school groups, touring groups, youth groups, community groups, Reunions and conventioneers as well as offering a discount with your visit.


Tours are led by trained and knowledgeable museum docents who bring history to life through storytelling and reenactment. Tours typically encompass visits to a number of ships including Star of India, HMS Surprise, B-39 Submarine, the 1898 Berkeley and the 1904 Medea as well as our galleries and exhibits which display a wide variety of maritime topics. Any tour can be designed to emphasize particular interests such as subjects related to a school curriculum. See below for detailed information regarding Maritime Museum of San Diego tours.


Group tour leaders should contact our museum to reserve a date for your tour. Please call or email:

• Group Tour Coordinator (619) 234-9154 x135
• For General Information Call (619) 234-9154 x101

组团游负责人电话:(619) 234-9154 x135
更多细节请拨打:(619) 234-9154 x101

You made the planning of our event not only easy but so much darn fun!!!
Pillsbury Winthrop LLP
Thank you, everyone had such a wonderful time. The Maritime staff was nothing short of fantastic and made the event exciting and memorable.
Oliver McMillan
I wanted to say a very big thank-you to you and your team for helping us to host a most wonderful event on the Berkeley and Californian last night. The venue looked beautiful, all of the staff was friendly and helpful, and the entertainment and catering was perfect. You’ve both been such a support and help to me in organizing this event, which has been challenging due to my being on the other side of the world! I would not hesitate in recommending the San Diego Maritime Museum and will indeed do so again whenever the occasion arises. Thanks again!
Eversheds, London LLP
I would like to say yet again how much I appreciated all your hard work and support…Everything went so well… Obviously, your venue was huge success since we generally get 50-55% participation and yours closer to 72%.
University of Kansas
Our event went off without a hitch! The view was breathtaking, the ship was magical, and the food was delicious; leaving our guests with a night they would never forget! The Maritime Museum was a pleasure to work with before, during, and after our event. Their prompt response and willingness to help really made planning our event easy. I called and emailed many times with questions and ideas and each answer came promptly with a willingness and readiness to work together to really make the event successful. The Maritime Museum not only had many great ideas for our event, but they also were flexible in letting us incorporate some of our own ideas. All of the people we worked with were so friendly and professional; they continuously catered to our needs, but not without keeping our budget, theme, and purpose of our event in mind. I would highly recommend hosting an event with the Maritime Museum; they exceeded all of my expectations and were such an essential part of making our event a success!
Asteres Inc.
I can honestly say that we received the best service here with the Maritime Museum over anywhere else we have gone (which was many, many, many places!) I will definitely recommend the Berkeley to everyone….
The Wong Family

Group Tours

Time: Guided tours last two hours and can begin anytime between 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Price: $11.00 per adult & $10.00 per child 17 and under.
 Group Size: Minimum of 8. Children must be accompanied by adults.

Groups may also visit the museum without taking a guided tour. Reservations are required for these visits as well.
 Groups check in at the Information Booth located in front of the Berkeley ferry boat, north of the Star of India.

Group rate prices offer a significant discount from the regular admission prices.

Book now! Self-Guided Group Tours


Historic Bay Cruise Option

For an additional $7.00 per person you can enjoy a 45 minute narrated cruise on San Diego Bay aboard our fully restored 1914 Pilot boat.
To summarize, your adult group gets a guided two hour tour of six vessels for $11.00 and a forty five minute Pilot boat ride for $7.00. That is only $18.00 each for three hours of adventure and discovery!

Click here for more about Historic Bay cruises aboard Pilot.


School & youth group tours

For all school & youth group tours: Click here.