Group Tours

Group Tours

The Maritime Museum of San Diego offers both self-guided and guided group tours to accommodate the needs of school groups, touring groups, youth groups, community groups, Reunions and conventioneers as well as offering a significant discount to groups of 10 or more.

Self-guided Group Tours

Adults $11.00
Child 12-3 $7.00
Child 2 and under FREE


Book now! Group Tours

Entire group must enter the museum at the same time.
Ticket quantity must be 10 or more for discounted group rate.


Guided tours are led by trained and knowledgeable museum docents who bring history to life through storytelling and reenactment. Tours typically encompass visits to a number of ships including Star of India, HMS Surprise, San Salvador, B-39 Submarine, the 1898 Berkeley and the 1904 Medea as well as our galleries and exhibits which display a wide variety of maritime topics. Any tour can be designed to emphasize particular interests such as subjects related to a school curriculum. See below for detailed information regarding Maritime Museum of San Diego tours.

Docent Led Group Tours

Please call or email to reserve a date:

imggrouptoursTime: Docent led guided tours last two hours and can begin anytime between 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Price: $11.00 per adult & $10.00 per child 17 and under.
Group Size: Minimum of 10. Children must be accompanied by adults.

Groups may also visit the museum without taking a guided tour.
Groups check in at the Information Booth located in front of the Berkeley ferry boat, north of the Star of India.

Group rate prices offer a significant discount from the regular admission prices.

PILOT-190For an additional $7.00 per person you can enjoy a 45 minute narrated cruise on San Diego Bay aboard our fully restored 1914 Pilot boat.

To summarize, your adult group gets a guided two hour tour of six vessels for $11.00 and a forty five minute Pilot boat ride for $7.00. That is only $18.00 each for three hours of adventure and discovery!

Click here for more about Historic Bay cruises aboard Pilot.

For all school & youth group tours: Click here.