Media & Filming

Media and Filming

Commercial Film Production and Photography Aboard Our Fleet of Historic Ships

The Maritime Museum of San Diego provides an extraordinary location for motion picture, television production and still photography.

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Pricing and administrative procedures apply to both moving pictures and still photography.

The Maritime Museum of San Diego enjoys a worldwide reputation for excellence in restoring, maintaining and operating historic vessels. The picturesque San Diego harbor provides the perfect backdrop for our historic vessels. Star of India, Berkeley, Medea, HMS Surprise, Pilot and Californian, fully licensed and operational passenger vessels capable of extended operations at sea. Plus, the USS Dolphin, the worlds deepest diving submarine.

Our vessels have been fully restored to their original state and are continuously maintained. All or part of our location can be utilized for your productions. Our location provides the best weather on the west coast and offers easy access from all major freeways.

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All necessary permits are easily obtained through the Film California.