Public Events

Current and Upcoming Public Events at the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

California Gold

California Gold

California Gold! Sunday March 12, 2017 - 10am to 4pm   It is in our human nature to have an obsession with GOLD. The value we have put on it captivates, motivates and drives people to do incredible things. Take...
Schooner Cup Charity Regatta

Schooner Cup Charity Regatta

Schooner Cup Charity Regatta Saturday April 01, 2017 Racing aboard Californian , race viewing aboard San Salvador The most beautiful ships from our past will be showing off in San Diego Bay for the 29th running of America's Schooner...
Pacific Heritage Tour

Pacific Heritage Tour

Pacific Heritage Tour 2017 is in the works. We are planning two tours, spring and fall of 2017. Dates and port information is not yet available. If you are interested and would like tour information as it becomes available Please Click...
Chocolate Festival

Chocolate Festival

Chocolate Festival Sunday April 30, 2017 10:00am to 4:00pm The history of chocolate and how it came to our country is an interesting tale of seafaring travels. This year's event will be held on multiple vessels to expand the event...
Pirate Days

Pirate Days

Pirate Days! Saturday & Sunday, May 20 & 21st. Back this year we present the show "BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure" aboard Californian ! Pirate Days, a two day celebration for kids of all ages, will include kids costume contests,...
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...
Concert Series At The Maritime Museum

Concert Series At The Maritime Museum

Enjoy this classical music series aboard an 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. The most magical...
It's A Sailor's Life For Me

It's A Sailor's Life For Me

It’s A Sailor's Life For Me Photo documentary by award winning international photographer, Kathryn Mussallem. Now showing aboard the Ferryboat Berkeley , in the Compass Gallery. The collection of 30 photographs, opens on Veteran’s Day...
Steering Small

Steering Small

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 Ferryboat Berkeley . Exhibit closes Jan 31, 2017....
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...