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Visit

The Maritime Museum of San Diego enjoys a worldwide reputation for excellence in restoring, maintaining and operating historic vessels. The museum has one of the world's finest collections of historic ships, including the world's oldest active...
General Admission

General Admission

General Admission Visit all of the museum's historic ships, and exhibits, for ONE low price. Adults - $18.00 Senior (62+), Active Military(w/ID), Students (13-17 yrs) - $13.00 Children (3-12 yrs) - $8.00 *Children (2...

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...

Group Tours 组团游

Group Tours 组团游 Guided Tours of the Maritime Museum 海事博物馆导览 The Maritime Museum of San Diego offers group and guided tours to accommodate the needs of school groups, touring groups, youth groups, community groups, Reunions and conven...

Mandarin Tour Recordings

Mandarin Tour Recordings   B-39 Russian Submarine Tall Ship Californian USS Dolphin Submarine HMS-Surprise British Frigate Steam Yacht Medea PCF 816 Swift Boat 1914 Pilot Boat 1914 Pilot Boat - 2...

Public Events

Current and Upcoming Public Events at the Maritime Museum of San Diego.
Kids Free In October

Kids Free In October

San Diego Museum Council's Kids Free In October, Presented By ScholarShare EVENT DATE: October 1 - 31, 2018 LOCATION: At participating museums, including the Maritime Museum of San Diego EXPLORE 40+ museums with children this October....
Haunted Tales

Haunted Tales

Haunted Tales Aboard The Star of India. Is the Star of India Haunted? Starting at 6pm, storytelling tours happen every 15 minutes, with the last tour starting at 9:15pm It’s time again for all aspiring ghosts, goblins, pirates a...
Concert Series At The Maritime Museum

Concert Series At The Maritime Museum

Enjoy this 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. Explore the evolution...
<em>Star of India</em> Companion Sail

Star of India Companion Sail

Star of India Companion Sail 1863 STAR OF INDIA SETS SAIL FOR FIRST TIME IN FIVE YEARS CELEBRATE 155 YEARS WHEN MARITIME MUSEUM OF SAN DIEGO HOSTS COMMEMORATIVE COMPANION SAIL You can be a part of the celebration! Five years have elapsed...
Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure

Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure

BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure! November 24, & December 29, 2018 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...
Parade of Lights

Parade of Lights

Parade of Lights Viewing Dinner 2018, Sunday Dec 9 & 16 2018 Parade Theme: Tropical Island 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...
Tim Flannery and Friends

Tim Flannery and Friends

Tim Flannery & Friends Aboard The Star of India Annual event returns to the Maritime Museum of San Diego Saturday December 15, 2018 Tim Flannery & Friends will perform their colorful blend of folk, country and traditional...
Black & Gold New Year's Eve Party

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 San Diego bay, you can spend a gorgeous and exciting night with your friends in one of the most unique venue...
Schooner Cup Charity Regatta

Schooner Cup Charity Regatta

Schooner Cup Charity Regatta Saturday April 2019 (date TBD) The most beautiful ships from our past will be showing off in San Diego Bay for the 30th running of America's Schooner Cup on Saturday, April 7. Hailing from southern California...
Sweetheart Sail

Sweetheart Sail

Sweetheart Sail aboard Californian or San Salvador . Share a memorable sail with your favorite people! The best place to celebrate Valentines Day with your loved ones is on beautiful San Diego Bay. Bring mom, dad, grandparents, kids, best...
Chocolate Festival

Chocolate Festival

Chocolate Festival 2019 dates to be announced The history of chocolate and how it came to our country is an interesting tale of seafaring travels. Guests will experience the delicious range of samples from dozens of vendors, make your...
Pirate Days

Pirate Days

Pirate Days! Saturday & Sunday, May 18 & 19. Pirate Day activities run from 10:00am to 4:00pm Back this year we present the show "BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure" aboard Californian ! Pirate Days, a two-day celebration for...
Father's Day Sail

Father's Day Sail

Father's Day Sail Make Father's Day a special one-of-a-kind adventure! 2019 Tickets not yet available The Maritime Museum of San Diego invites you to a Fathers Day celebration aboard Californian or San Salvador . Before the sail...
4th of July Celebrations

4th of July Celebrations

Join us at the Maritime Museum of San Diego for a spectacular 4th of July! Our Independence Day celebration includes some of the best fireworks viewing on San Diego Bay, and the chance to explore one of the most amazing collections of historic...
Sea Chantey Festival

Sea Chantey Festival

Sea Chantey Festival 2019 date TBD The Maritime Museum of San Diego, along with San Diego Folk Heritage, presents Songs of the Sea. For centuries, sailors have honed their shipboard skills to the cadence of songs recounting the adventure,...
<em>San Salvador</em> - Pacific Heritage Adventure Sail

San Salvador - Pacific Heritage Adventure Sail

Pacific Heritage Adventure Sail 2018 Bicentenial Celebration Sail, San Diego to Ensenada 2019 Schedule not yet available ...to be notified for Pacific Heritage Adventure Sail 2019 information when it becomes available. ...
On the Water Adventures

On the Water Adventures

On the Water Adventures at the Maritime Museum of San Diego Looking for on the water adventure? We have that covered. Enjoy one of our many exciting options to feed your adventurous side. General Sail Day info - What to bring on a...
Historic Bay Cruises Aboard <em>Pilot</em>

Historic Bay Cruises Aboard Pilot

45 Minute Historic Bay Cruises Aboard Pilot Launched in 1914 to her removal from regular service in 1996, Pilot enjoyed an active career as San Diego's chief pilot craft - assisting almost every one of the thousands of major commercial ships...
PCF-816 Swift Boat Tour

PCF-816 Swift Boat Tour

Take a High-Speed Naval History Tour Aboard A Legendary Swift Boat Feel the history & power of the twin 12 cylinder Detroit Diesels as you take a behind the scenes 75 minute tour of San Diego's military history. Enjoy this unique one...
Tall Ship Adventure Aboard <em>Californian</em>

Tall Ship Adventure Aboard Californian

Tall Ship Adventure Aboard Californian Tall Ship Adventure is a three-hour adventure history sail aboard the schooner Californian . The Californian is a replica of a gold rush era revenue cutter and the Official Tall Ship of the State of California. Join...
<em>San Salvador</em> Sailing Adventure

San Salvador Sailing Adventure

San Salvador Sailing Adventure A 4 hour San Diego day sail 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...
Whale Watching Aboard <em>America</em>

Whale Watching Aboard America

Next Level Sailing Summer Programming 2018 • America Tour • Beer Can Series • Salty Sailor Sunset & Movie Night Sail To view these exciting new items, click here. Whale Watching Aboard The Famous Yacht America Experience whale...

Exhibits

Exhibits at the Maritime Museum of San Diego Visiting & Permanent Exhibits included with museum admission.
Man-Of-War

Man-Of-War

Man-Of-War: Adventures Aboard A Fighting Ship Now OPEN! Staged aboard His Majesty’s sixth-rate British Royal Navy frigate, HMS Surprise , the new exhibit transports visitors back in time 200 years to the wooden world of the fighting sailing s...
Wind And Water Photography Exhibit

Wind And Water Photography Exhibit

Wind And Water: Sailing In San Diego Photography Exhibit From America’s Cup to historic Museum vessels to traditional wooden boats Showing in Star of India Hold Gallery. EXHIBIT: Now Showing Exhibit is included with general a...
Rum: Sailors, Pirates And Prohibition

Rum: Sailors, Pirates And Prohibition

EXHIBIT: Now Open Rum: Sailors, Pirates And Prohibition Exhibits, Artifacts & 3D Displays Follow Rum’s History & San Diego Connection Showing in the Gould Eddy Gallery aboard the Ferryboat Berkeley . Exhibit is included w...
Swift Boats At War In Vietnam

Swift Boats At War In Vietnam

VISITING EXHIBIT NOW OPEN: 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 lurking around every...
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...

The Ships

The Ships History on the high seas. The Maritime Museum of San Diego features a world-class collection of historic vessels including sailing ships, steam-powered boats and submarines. You can board and explore our ships. Some even take...

America

The Ship The Americas Cup Is Named For. [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="About"] America is available for Whale Watching, Harbor Cruises, Sunset Sails, and Charters. Next Level Sailing docks this famous yacht at the Maritime...

B-39 Submarine

An Actual Soviet-Era Diesel-Electric Submarine. [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="About"] B-39 One of a fleet of diesel electric submarines the Soviet Navy called “Project 641,” B-39 was commissioned in the early 1970s and ser...

Californian

The Official Tall Ship of the State of California [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="About"] Californian Californian was built from the ground up in 1984 at Spanish Landing in San Diego Bay. She was launched with great fanfare...

HMS Surprise

A Detailed Re-Creation Of A 24-Gun British Frigate. [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="About"] HMS Surprise The ship now known as HMS Surprise began life in 1970 as a replica of the 18th century Royal Navy frigate Rose. During...

PCF 816 Swift Boat

In Honor Of Those Who Served. In Remembrance Of The Shared Swift Boat History. [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="About"] Mark ll Patrol Craft Fast Swift Boat A Swift Boat at the Maritime Museum of San Diego! The U.S....

San Diego Harbor Pilot Boat

Nearly A Century As San Diego Harbor's Main Pilot Craft. [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="About"] 1914 Pilot Boat From her launching in 1914 to her removal from regular service in 1996, the Pilot enjoyed an active career...
San Salvador

San Salvador

San Salvador THE FIRST EUROPEAN VESSEL TO REACH AMERICA'S WEST COAST [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="San Diego San Salvador Sailing Adventure"] Pacific Heritage San Salvador Sailing Adventure A 4 hour...

Star of India

Step Aboard The World's Oldest Active Sailing Ship. [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="About"] Star of India The world's oldest active sailing ship. She began her life on the stocks at Ramsey Shipyard in the Isle of Man in...

Steam Ferry Berkeley

An 1898 Steam Ferryboat From San Francisco Bay [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="About"] Berkeley The Berkeley is an 1898 steam ferryboat that operated for 60 years on San Francisco Bay. A California State Historic Landmark,...

Steam Yacht Medea

A Century Old And Built Of Oak, Teak And Steel. [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="About"] Medea Named after a Greek mythological figure, the Medea has a past almost as colorful as her namesake. Originally, the steam yacht...

USS Dolphin

The Deepest-Diving Submarine Ever. [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="About"] 555 USS Dolphin The deepest diving submarine in the world, Dolphin is responsible for many "firsts", but is not primarily associated with any specific...

General Museum Information

[wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="Location, Hours"] Location, Hours, Phone, Contact Us. The Maritime Museum of San Diego is located on Harbor Drive near the corner of Ash Street just a few blocks West of interstate 5. From...

Host Your Event

Hosting Your Event Host your next event with the world famous Maritime Museum of San Diego. A spectacular waterfront location on beautiful San Diego Bay. Pirate Parties, San Diego Weddings, Corporate Events, Sailing Charters, Team...

Corporate Meetings & Receptions

We are San Diego's best location for corporate receptions, meetings and private events. Each historic vessel offers a distinct platform fro your next gathering. The National Historic Landmark, 1898 Berkeley ferryboat , located near the convention...

Weddings and Receptions

Extraordinarily Elegant San Diego Waterfront Weddings and Receptions The lovely 1898 Berkeley ferryboat , gracing San Diego Bay with her turn-of-the-century charm and ambiance, is available for weddings and receptions. She has two open-air decks,...

Charters & Theme Parties

Charters, Theme Parties, Team Building Looking to create an event to be remembered? A themed event at the Maritime Museum of San Diego might be just the ticket! From a large affair to an intimate gathering, our knowledgeable event planners...

Pirate Parties for Children

Pirate Parties for Children Ahoy Matey!!! Thank you for your interest in the Maritime Museum of San Diego as a venue for your child’s upcoming birthday party. We offer child pirate themed birthday parties here at the museum for groups a...

Burials at Sea

Scattering of Ashes - An At-Sea Memorial Service Or A Celebration of Life A Burial at Sea by way of the scattering of ashes ceremony has been a celebrated memorial practice since our earliest human history. The scattering of ashes at sea ceremony...

Media & Filming

Commercial Film Production and Photography Aboard Our Fleet of Historic Ships The Maritime Museum of San Diego provides an extraordinary location for motion picture, television production and still photography. [wc_row][wc_column size="one-half"...

Education

Maritime Museum of San Diego Education Programs Explore the great age of sail and steam on San Diego's downtown waterfront. At the Maritime Museum, children relive history and learn about the science of the sea. Our ships and collections represent...

Adults

Adults Programs geared for adults.
NEH Workshop for Teachers

NEH Workshop for Teachers

NEH Workshop for Teachers NEH National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks Of American History And Culture. [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="Directors Letter:"] Directors Letter: We invite you to sail back in...
Outreach Program

Outreach Program

Jim Bregante - Public Speaker Presents San Diego's Waterfront Through the Eyes of a Child, Outreach Program. Jim Bregante is a native San Diegan, Docent for the Maritime Museum of San Diego, member of the San Diego History Center, and the...

Adventure

Adventure Explore and gain an understanding of marine-related opportunities through hands-on activities at our Museum. Dockside and on the water programs can be tailored to your schedule and age group, so you have some options with the activities. [wc_tabgroup...
E X P L O R E

E X P L O R E

EXPLORE The story of Cabrillo and his galleon San Salvador took place during the age of European exploration that began with the Portuguese sailing southward around Africa to reach India and the Spice Islands, and the Spanish sailing westward...

History

History Maritime Museum of San Diego’s award-winning living history programs are designed as a hands-on exploration of history, literature and group problem solving. [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="5th Grade - Prelude to the Revolution 1...

Museum Tours

Guided Tours Of The Maritime Museum For groups of 10 or more, tours are available only with a prior reservation. The Maritime Museum of San Diego offers group and guided tours to accommodate the needs of school groups, touring groups, youth groups,...

Music

Music Downloads Click on the links below to download the MP3's for our educational programs. You can also download the lyrics below. Voyage of Hope Sea Chanteys: Drunken Sailor John Kanaka Roll The Chariot Strike...

Science

Science Maritime Museum of San Diego science programs teach children the wonders of the maritime environment. [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="4th and 5th Grade - Economy and Ecology of San Diego Bay"] 4th and 5th Grade - Economy...

Scouts

Welcome. We offer a variety of dockside and sailing programs at the Maritime Museum for Scouting and other youth organizations. While some of our programs may be designed for specific scouting requirements, all programs can be tailored to your...

Teachers

Teachers Welcome. We offer a variety of dockside and sailing programs at the Maritime Museum of San Diego for Students, Teachers and other youth organizations. All programs can be tailored to your schedule and age group. Please scroll through the...

Publications

Maritime Museum of San Diego Publications The Maritime Museum of San Diego has a rich history of maritime publications. Mains'l Haul published since 1964 Full & By, our quarterly members newsletter. Euterpe Times, newsletters...
Mains'l Haul

Mains'l Haul

Mains'l Haul A Journal of Pacific Maritime History [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="Mains'l Haul"] Published since 1964, Mains'l Haul is the only peer-reviewed North American journal devoted to the Pacific's maritime heritage....
Full & By

Full & By

Full & By Full & By, a newsletter of the Maritime Museum of San Diego. Full & By is a term describing a sailing vessel when all sails are drawing full and the course steered is as close to the eye of the wind as possible....
Euterpe Times

Euterpe Times

Euterpe Times Euterpe Times was a creation of our sail crew member Brad Holderman, with contributions by Bert Creighton and others. It was conceived as a way of connecting our sail crew with happenings at the Museum and around the world...

Library and Research

Library and Research The collection is housed aboard the Berkeley . Conserved aboard the historic ferry Berkeley , the library, archives, and objects collections specialize in the story of human interaction with the sea, particularly in the...

Library and Archives

Library and Archives  In addition to 8,000 historic postcards, the library and archives contain over 18,000 photographs, 12,500 slides, 600 nautical charts, 100 journal and magazine sets, and also ship's logs, documents, ephemera, film, video, ...

Archives

Archives The following represents a small portion of our scholarly resources and archival holdings. Please follow the links under "Archives" to view the finding aids.

The Euterpe Star Of India Index

The Euterpe Star Of India Index The following indices provide details on all known passengers, officers, crew, and fishermen associated with the Euterpe and Star of India up until her retirement by the Alaska Packers. These indices were compiled...

Euterpe Star Of India Original Documents Collection

Euterpe Star Of India Original Documents Collection MacMullen Library & Research Archives Processed by Joseph Cottingham Descriptive Summary Creators: Lloyds Register of Shipping, Alaska Packers Association, United States Department...

Charles Sweet Collection

Charles Sweet Collection MacMullen Library & Research Archives Processed by Astrid Rodgers Maritime Museum of San Diego 1492 N. Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101-3309 Phone: (619) 234-9153 Fax: (619) 234-8345 E-mail: librarian@sdmaritime.org...

Shirley Wilson Collection

Shirley Wilson Collection MacMullen Library & Research Archives Processed by Christian Dato and Jennifer Edwards Maritime Museum of San Diego 1492 N. Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101-3309 Phone: (619) 234-9153 Fax: (619) 234-8345 E-mail:...

U.S.S San Diego (CL-53)

U.S.S San Diego (CL-53) MacMullen Library & Research Archives Processed by Jennifer Edwards Maritime Museum of San Diego 1492 N. Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101-3309 Phone: (619) 234-9153 Fax: (619) 234-8345 E-mail: librarian@sdmaritime.org...

U.S.S. Bennington (PG-4)

The Burke Everett Bodwell Sr Collection U.S.S. Bennington (PG-4) MacMullen Library & Research Archives Processed by Joseph Cottingham Maritime Museum of San Diego 1492 North Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101-3309 Phone: (619) 234-9153 Fax:...

Kettenburg Collection

Kettenburg Collection MacMullen Library & Research Archives Processed by Joseph Cottingham Maritime Museum of San Diego 1492 North Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101-3309 Phone: (619) 234-9153 Fax: (619) 234-8345 E-mail: librarian@sdmaritime.org...

The Scrapbook Collection

The Scrapbook Collection MacMullen Library & Research Archives Fred Nelson Scrapbook Processed by Joseph Cottingham Maritime Museum of San Diego 1492 North Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101-3309 Phone: (619) 234-9153 Fax: (619) 234-8345 E-mail:...

Historical Maritime Documents Collection

Historical Maritime Documents Collection MacMullen Library & Research Archives Processed by Joseph Cottingham Maritime Museum of San Diego 1492 N. Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101-3309 Phone: (619) 234-9153 Fax: (619) 234-8345 E-mail:...

Historical Newspaper And Poster Collection

Historical Newspaper And Poster Collection MacMullen Library & Research Archives Processed by Joseph Cottingham Maritime Museum of San Diego 1492 N. Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101-3309 Phone: (619) 234-9153 Fax: (619) 234-8345 E-mail:...

Walter E Hadsell Collection

Walter E. Hadsell Collection What is the W.E. Hadsell Collection? An extensive collection of photographic negatives produced by the studio of W.E. Hadsell was donated to the Maritime Museum of San Diego in 2008. The negatives were individually...

Research and Reproduction

Research and Reproduction The privileges of checking out books, ships' plans, and audio-visual materials in the lending collection are reserved primarily for Maritime Museum members.  Our collections are open to the public for research by appointment.  P...

Library Donations

Library Donations To The Museum The library gladly accepts donated items that conform to the scope and content of the Maritime Museum of San Diego's guidelines for collections.  When determined to be of value to the collection, these items are incorporated ...

Volunteers and Interns

Volunteers and Interns The collections and curatorial departments of the Maritime Museum of San Diego actively encourage the work of volunteers and interns in assisting the museum to fulfill its goal of collecting, preserving, and presenting all aspects...

Museum Links

Museum Links Other libraries and archives in San Diego region also contain significant collections of books, photographs, and documents related to maritime history.  CLICK HERE to consult a brief research guide to local repositories. Other Maritime ...

Local Maritime History Resources

Local Maritime History Resources While the library and archive of the Maritime Museum of San Diego contains a wealth of information, we also advise researchers to investigate other local resources for historical materials.  For further information ...

Museum Writings And Publications

Museum Writings And Publications The library and archive contain a treasure trove of information for the student of the maritime history of Southern California, and the Pacific Ocean.  Naturally the museum's primary focus is on archival materials and ...

Library Contact Information

Library Contact Information The museum collections, library, and archives are staffed by volunteers and one museum employee. If you intend to visit for research, we strongly suggest calling ahead to ensure that staff will be in attendance. The Library...

New Additions

New Additions to our Collections The Cutty Sark model by Joe Bompensiero [2009.030.001] Benjamin King backstaff / Davis quadrant [2011.012.001] Paintings by Montague Dawson [2011.012.001-003] Paper and card model of the San Salvador by modeler...

Gift Shop

Click here for the Maritime Museum of San Diego gift shop.

Tickets

Purchase Tickets Online Today! Click here to learn more about Public Events • Click here to learn more about On The Water Adventures [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="Tickets "] [wc_row][wc_column s...

Get Involved

Volunteer at the Maritime Museum. A San Diego treasure, the Maritime Museum of San Diego is more than a collection of world-class exhibits and ships. It is a family of volunteers, members, and supporters like you, who are joined together by their...

Support the Museum

Membership and Donations [wc_tabgroup layout="box"] [wc_tab title="Membership"] Museum Membership As a member of the Maritime Museum of San Diego, you support our preservation and education efforts, and in return...

Reciprocal Museum Admission

HNSA Museums Reciprocal Museum Membership Admission Program As of January 2013, a new Reciprocal Program has been created whereby participating Historic Naval Ships Association (HNSA) Museums allow FREE entrance for their members to each other’s m...

About the Maritime Museum

About the Maritime Museum of San Diego Mission The mission of the Maritime Museum of San Diego is to serve as the community memory of our seafaring experience by collecting, preserving, and presenting our rich maritime heritage and historic...

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10:00 am - Pirate day activities begin 10:30 am - BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure aboard Californian (add-on activity) 11:15 am - Turkey Legs & Grog available for purchase. 11:30 am - Maritime Dancers...