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General Admission & Family Package Tickets

Visit all the museum’s historic ships, and exhibits for ONE low price.*

  • Adult 18+ $18.00
  • Senior 62+, Military w/ID, Students 13-17 years $13.00
  • Child 3-12 years $8.00
  • Family Package Admission Special $47.00 (Admission for Two Adults and Two Children 3 – 12)

What can I see at the Maritime Museum of San Diego?
Ships at the Maritime Museum**
Exhibits at the Maritime Museum
Events at the Museum

Hours 9am to 8pm. Your ticket is good for all day, you can leave for lunch and come back to keep exploring.

**At times one or more ships may be off exhibit due to maintenance or special events. You may want to call ahead if there is a particular ship you wanted to explore.

Tall Ship Adventure Sail Tickets

Tall Ship Adventure aboard Californian*

Tall Ship Adventure Sail is a three-hour adventure history sail aboard the schooner Californian.

Join the crew in sailing a traditionally rigged tall ship. Passengers will be invited to haul a line, man the helm and end their day with a cannon salute.

Most Sundays, 11:30 to 3:00pm Tickets range, $62.00 to $44.00

  • Check-in ends at 11:30am
  • Sail is 3 hours and returns to the museum at 3pm
  • You can check-in as early as 9am, enjoy the Museum before and/or after your sail. Ticket includes general admission.
  • Schedule is subject to change. Any new times will be noted on ticket.
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San Salvador Sailing Adventure

San Salvador Sailing Adventure

The San Salvador is a replica of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s ship that arrived at the port we now call San Diego on September 28, 1542.

These 4 hour Sailing Adventures are for people who love history, and sailing. Very few people have sailed aboard Galleons of the sixteenth century and these day sails will offer the public a chance to be aboard the magnificent galleon, the San Salvador.

A 4 hour sail Saturday’s, 11:30 to 4:00pm Tickets range, $99.00 to $49.00

Tim Flannery and Friends Ticket

Tim Flannery & Friends

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Aboard The Star of India. Annual event returns to the Maritime Museum of San Diego

Tim Flannery & Friends will perform their colorful blend of folk, country and traditional music and storytelling aboard the Star of India. Some of San Diego’s most popular artists have been known to join Tim Flannery for a special night of music such as Eve Selis and Steve Poltz but you never know who might show up this year.

Saturday December 16, 2017 • Ticket range, $85.00 VIP, $49.00 regular.

This is a 21 and over event.

  • 21 and over event
  • VIP gate opens 6pm
  • Regular gate opens 7:30pm
  • Concert is from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. with a 20 minute intermission.
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Parade of Lights Viewing Dinner Tickets

Parade of Lights Viewing Dinner

Our annual fundraiser is held aboard the Berkeley steam ferry. Complete with dinner and is a spectacular platform for viewing the Parade of Lights on the bay.

2017 Parade Theme: Arrrgh! A Pirate’s Christmas!

Since the *Berkeley is the judging platform for the Parade of Lights awards, this event is typically a sell-out and its popularity has grown over the years. It is a perfect way to celebrate the holidays with friends and family, while supporting the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

Two nights, Sunday December 10 & Sunday December 17, 2017 • Ticket range, $50.00 – $25.00.

  • Tables seat 8, smaller parties share a table.
  • Choose seating by ticket zones
  • Check-in starts at 3pm, doors open 5pm
  • Dinner available 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. only
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Black and Gold NYE Ticket

Black & Gold New Year’s Eve Party

Celebrate The New Year In Style With The Maritime Museum Of San Diego At The “Black & Gold” New Year’s Eve Party.

Located directly on the San Diego bay, you can spend a gorgeous and exciting night with your friends in one of the most unique venues in town. We’re transforming the upper event center located on the historic 1898 Steam Ferry Berkeley* into a classy lounge.

This is a 21 and over event.

Partner adventure tickets

Whale Watching aboard America

Next Level Sailing has never made it so easy for you to see these wonderful animals off our beautiful coastline. Sail aboard America, the famous 139 ft yacht that the America’s Cup is named after for an adventurous blue whale and marine life expedition

Maritime Museum Combo Packages

Want to visit more that one attraction in San Diego? Discount packages are available for many popular attractions in San Diego when visiting the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

NOTE: Parade of Light tickets are available here.

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