STAR OF INDIA HOLIDAY LIGHTS SHINE BRIGHT AT MARITIME MUSEUM OF SAN DIEGO
San Diego, CA (November 28, 2017) — Maritime Museum of San Diego, with an international reputation for excellence in restoring, maintaining, and operating historic vessels, has just completed holiday lighting of the legendary and oldest active sailing ship in the world – Star of India. Prominently located along the San Diego downtown North Embarcadero, Star’s beautiful and bright holiday lighting arrangement were made possible by a donation from long time and dedicated maintenance/sail crew volunteer member Robert Knapp.
San Diego residents and visitors are invited to make their way to the waterfront to view the lights which will be lit nightly now through New Year’s Day. Open year round, including Christmas Day, Maritime Museum of San Diego has one of the largest collections of historic vessels in the nation. From sail to steam to submarine, one general admission ticket is all a visitor needs to explore all vessels dockside plus educational and entertaining photographic, artifact and historical interactive exhibits displayed aboard the 1898 steam ferry boat Berkeley.
Visitors also wishing to head out on the water can purchase 4-hour day sail tickets for an afternoon adventure aboard the 1542 galleon replica San Salvador, available most weekends now through Spring of 2018. Vessel boarding takes place at Maritime Museum of San Diego, Star of India Wharf, 1492 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. Click here for tickets and sailing dates.
About the Maritime Museum of San Diego
The Maritime Museum of San Diego experience includes admission to a world-class collection of historic sailing ships, steam-powered boats, and submarines, each offering entertaining and educational exhibits. The 501c3 non-profit Museum enjoys an international reputation for excellence in restoring, maintaining, and operating historic vessels including the world’s oldest active sailing ship, Star of India. Maritime Museum of San Diego is ranked as one of the nation’s top attractions offering self-guided tours, docent guided-group tours, tall ship charters, year round public events, educational programs, and a distinctive venue for corporate/private events. The Museum is open daily along Star of India Wharf at 1492 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-3309.