Exhibits

Exhibits at the Maritime Museum

Exhibits at the Maritime Museum of San Diego

Visiting & Permanent Exhibits included with museum admission.

Rum: Sailors, Pirates And Prohibition

Rum: Sailors, Pirates And Prohibition

VISITING EXHIBIT: Opens November 4, 2017 Rum: Sailors, Pirates And Prohibition Exhibits, Artifacts & 3D Displays Follow Rum’s History & San Diego Connection Opening in the Gould Eddy Gallery aboard the Ferryboat Berkeley . ...
Swift Boats At War In Vietnam

Swift Boats At War In Vietnam

VISITING EXHIBIT Open through July 31, 2018: Swift Boats at War In Vietnam Their mission: Patrol 1,500 miles of Mekong Delta waterways and disrupt Viet Cong supply lines. Their challenge: Survive the threat of naval mines and enemy ambush...
Steering Small

Steering Small

VISITING EXHIBIT Open through October 2, 2017: Steering Small - The Wonders of Nautical Models You will enter the world of small ships and experience the wonder of the modelers craft. Now showing in the Gould Eddy Gallery aboard the...
Charting The Sea

Charting The Sea

Technology and History of Navigation Charting the Sea covers two major eras of Pacific maritime history; the Age of Exploration and the Age of Science .  San Diego, once an object of European discovery, is now a hub for expeditions into the depths ...
Age of Sail

Age of Sail

All the technology of the age of sailing and explorers Exhibits aboard the 1863 bark Star of India place her in context as an example of the final and highest technology of the Age of Sail. Visual and hands-on displays show visitors how ships are sailed...
Age Of Steam

Age Of Steam

The world at the time of steam power The Age of Steam exhibit incorporates many features of the Ferryboat Berkeley . She was part of the technological revolution of steam power, which enabled the world's commerce to be transacted on precise timetables...
Harvesting The Ocean

Harvesting The Ocean

San Diego area commercial fishing Harvesting the Ocean chronicles the growth and subsequent decline of commercial fishing out of San Diego. This Maritime Museum exhibit profiles the technology and the people who built an industry that once made San...
San Diego's Navy

San Diego's Navy

History of the Naval Presence in San Diego San Diego's Navy is the only exhibit depicting the remarkable history of the United States Navy in San Diego. From the visit of the "Great White Fleet" over 100 years ago, when the harbor was too shallow to...
To The Brink Of War

To The Brink Of War

To The Brink Of War Visit our Foxtrot submarine to discover the true story of how one man saves the world from nuclear devastation. • Included with museum admission An interactive light and sound exhibit aboard the Maritime Museum’s Rus...