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General Admission Tickets
 


Group Tours General Admission
 

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

  • Adult 18+ $20.00
  • Senior 62+, Military w/ID, Students 13-17 years $15.00
  • Child 3-12 years $10.00
  • *Children (2 and under) – Free

*General Admission is free for children 2 and under but requires payment for all add-on activities.

 

Adult Self-guided Group Tours

  • Adult $14.00
  • Entire group must enter the museum at the same time.
  • Ticket quantity must be 10 minumum, for discounted group rate.

If your group size exceeds 15, please contact our group tours specialist.
Click HereOr call (619) 234-9153 ext. 101

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
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Hours 9am to 9pm (summer hours start Memorial Day weekend till Labor Day weekend). Your ticket is good for all day, you can leave for lunch and come back to keep exploring.

Fall hours starting after Labor Day weekend – 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

*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.



BOARDED A New Pirate Adventure
 

BOARDED A New Pirate Adventure

Saturday’s, April 18, May 25, September 5, November 28 and December 26

This hilarious 90 minute interactive show puts you right in the middle of the pirate action.
Choose from 2 shows per day aboard the Galleon San Salvador.
Check-in times are 10:30am, 12:45pm

Tickets: $40.00 Adult
$25.00 Child 12 and under
Sails are not set for BOARDED
General Admission ticket not included.



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.

4 hour sail, boards at 11:30, returns 4:00pm – Tickets range $99.00 to $49.00

  • Check-in ends at 11:30am
  • Sail is 4 hours and returns to the museum at 4pm
  • 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.
  • Click for more San Salvador Adventure Sailing info.
  • Includes General Admission to the Maritime Museum


Swift Boat Tour Tickets

Take a high-speed Naval History Tour
aboard a legendary Swift Boat

75 minute narrated tour aboard Swift Boat PCF816.

Feel the history & power of the twin 12 cylinder Detroit Diesels as you take a behind the scenes tour of San Diego Bays military history. Tour route heads under Coronado Bay Bridge, Naval Base San Diego, and then Naval Amphibious Base. It then heads back by the aircraft carrier basin and Naval Air Station North Island before returning to the Museum.

Enjoy this unique one of a kind adventure, only at the Maritime Museum of San Diego!
Tickets range $30.00 to $10.00

  • Check-in ends at the start time listed on your ticket. Check-in at the Gift Shop inside the Berkeley Steam Ferry at the Maritime Museum of San Diego.
  • This is a narrated tour describing PCF 816‘s role in the U.S., Malta, Viet Nam, Swift Boat sailors, and the above establishments on the Bay, plus a high speed run to feel the unique power of the twin supercharged engines.
  • You can check-in as early as 9am, enjoy the Museum before and/or after your tour. Ticket includes general admission.
  • Click for more Naval History Bay Tour info.
  • Includes General Admission to the Maritime Museum



Tall Ship Adventure Sail Tickets
 

Tall Ship Adventure aboard Californian

Tall Ship Adventure Sail is a four-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.

4 hour sail, boards at 11:30, returns 4:00pm – Tickets range $79.00 to $44.00

  • Check-in ends at 11:30am
  • Sail is 4 hours and returns to the museum at 4pm
  • You can check-in as early as 9am, enjoy the Museum before and/or after your sail. Ticket includes general admission.
  • Click for more Tall Ship Adventures info.
  • Includes General Admission to the Maritime Museum


Maritime Museum Of San Diego
2nd Annual Port Of San Diego Festival Of The Sea

Memorial Day weekend (23-25), Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.


Tall Ship Gun Battle


Sunset Evening Cruise aboard San Salvador


BOARDED A New Pirate Adventure aboard San Salvador

Festival of the Sea Gun Battles on the Bay

Adventure calls for all that want to partake in an exciting Gun Battle between the state’s official tall ship schooner Californian and the 136’ two-masted gaff rigged schooner Bill of Rights. Share in the excitement 10:30am to 1:30pm or 2:00 pm to 5:00pm.

Tickets: $40.00 Adult,
$25.00 Child 12 and under
General Admission ticket not included.


Festival of the Sea Sunset Evening Cruise aboard San Salvador

For those longing to enjoy evenings on the Bay, the Museum will also offer an elegant 3-hour sunset cruise experience aboard the galleon replica San Salvador. 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 23 and 24th.

Tickets: $59.00 per person
A no-host bar (cash only) will also be on board.
General Admission ticket not included.


BOARDED A New Pirate Adventure aboard San Salvador

Monday, May 25th

This hilarious interactive show puts you right in the middle of the pirate action. After you are sworn in as part of the crew you will be trained how to navigate, sword fight, bail water from a sinking ship, escape from the Kings Jail, swab the deck and other pirate skills. But beware…there be mutiny afoot, a lost crew and cursed treasure.

2 shows – Monday, May 25, 2020. Check-in times are 10:30am, 12:45pm

Tickets: $40.00 Adult
$25.00 Child 12 and under
Sails are not set for BOARDED
General Admission ticket not included.



Schooner Cup aboard Californian Ticket

Schooner Cup Charity Regatta aboard Californian.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

The Silver Gate Yacht Club will be hosting the 32nd America’s Schooner Cup Charity Regatta in San Diego Bay.

This is the West Coast’s premier gathering of these historical schooners of all sizes. Boats come from as far north as Puget Sound. If you are a Schoonerman come join the fun.

Tickets range from $89.00 to $59.00 –

SOLD OUT
  • Saturday March 28, 2020
  • Boarding Check-in ends at 10:00am
  • Race ends approximately 3pm (return to docks approx 3:30pm)
  • You can check-in as early as 9am.
  • For more info, click here.
  • Includes General Admission to the Maritime Museum


Partner adventure tickets


Concert Series At The Maritime Museum

Enjoy classical music series aboard a historic national landmark docked in downtown San Diego at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. The Berkeley – a 1898 steam ferryboat that operated for 60 years on San Francisco Bay.

A most magical venue to enjoy these musical masterpieces and acclaimed performers.


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.

Gift Membership

Give the Gift of membership. As a member of the Maritime Museum of San Diego, you support our preservation and education efforts, and in return receive many benefits! Bring the adventure and discovery to life as often as you would like – choose the membership plan that is right for you.

Gift Memberships, CLICK HERE


Gift Cards

Gift Cards can only be redeemed on-line. Good for General Admission, San Salvador Sailing Adventure, Tall Ship Adventure aboard Californian, Naval History Tour Aboard Swift Boat.

Gift Cards, CLICK HERE

Gift Cards aren’t usable for store items.


No Refunds, all sales are final.