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Maritime Museum of San Diego

Experience Sail to Steam to Submarine.

The Maritime Museum of San Diego experience includes admission to a world-class collection of historic sailing ships, steam-powered boats, and submarines, each offering entertaining and educational exhibits. The 501c3 non-profit Museum enjoys an international reputation for excellence in restoring, maintaining, and operating historic vessels including the world’s oldest active sailing ship, Star of India. Maritime Museum of San Diego is ranked as one of the nation’s top attractions offering self-guided tours, docent-guided group tours, tall ship charters and historic bay cruises, year-round public events, educational programs, and a distinctive venue for corporate/private events. The Museum is open daily along Star of India Wharf at 1492 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101-3309. 619.234.9153. Sdmaritime.org.

Neighborhood: Downtown

1492 N Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

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(619) 234-9153
info@sdmaritime.org

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Daily: 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Open until 9:00 PM in the Summer

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$2 Off Maritime Museum of San Diego Admission

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Valid: Aug 20 - ongoing

Welcome to the Maritime Museum of San Diego! We are home to one of the world’s finest collections of historic vessels, from sail to steam to submarine! Explore dockside and venture into our...

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Wind & Water: Sailing in San Diego exhibit

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Mar 4 - ongoing

Maritime Museum of San Diego introduces a rare new photographic collection of historic, classic, and wooden yachts racing and sailing in San Diego. The exhibit includes an impressive body of work to...

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Adventure Day Sail on Galleon Replica San Salvador

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Apr 17 - ongoing

Maritime Museum of San Diego, with an international reputation for excellence in restoring, maintaining, and operating historic vessels, announces new day sail adventure dates aboard San Salvador, a...

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Hi-Speed Historic Bay Cruise on PCF 816 Swift boat

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Apr 17, 2018 - ongoing

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...

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Tall Ship Adventures Aboard Californian

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Apr 17 - ongoing

The Californian is a replica of a gold rush era revenue cutter and the Official Tall Ship of the State of California. Join the crew in sailing a traditionally rigged tall ship. Passengers...

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Historic Harbor Bay Cruise

Maritime Museum of San Diego
May 3 - ongoing

The Museum offers a 45 minute historic bay tour most weekdays. This is a perfect compliment to your visit to the Museum. A short bay cruise highlighting the region's history while you take in the...

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Swift Boats at War in Vietnam

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Jul 23 - ongoing

Swift Boats at War in Vietnam is a compilation of thirty-eight firsthand accounts of sailors and officers who fought on the Patrol Craft Fast (PCF). These are their stories of heroism, humor and...

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Parade of Lights view aboard Ferryboat Berkeley

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Dec 9 - Dec 16, 2018

Our annual fundraiser is held aboard the Berkeley steam ferry. Complete with dinner and is a spectacular platform for viewing the Parade of Lights on the bay. Since the Berkeley is the judging...

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Tim Flannery & Friends Performs on Star of India

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Dec 15, 2018

Tim Flannery & Friends will perform their colorful blend of folk, country and traditional music and storytelling aboard the Star of India Saturday, December 15 from 8 to 10 p.m. Tim Flannery as...

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Black & Gold New Year's Eve Party

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Dec 31, 2018

Celebrate the New Year in style with the Maritime Museum of San Diego at the Black and Gold New Year's Eve Party aboard the transformed McKinney deck's classy lounge on the historic Steam Ferry...

One ticket to explore all Museum ships

  • From sail to steam to submarine & more
  • Embark on a tall ship sailing adventure
  • Add a historic bay cruise for $10 and less
  • Team Building
  • Charters

Venture back in time on historic vessels

  • Dockside fun and on the water adventures!
  • Membership to the Museum benefits include unlimited year round admission.
  • Events for the entire family to enjoy.
  • Walking distance from Little Italy and downtown restaurants.
  • Open every day of the year.

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Historic Landmark
  • Ocean View

One ticket to explore all Museum ships

  • From sail to steam to submarine & more
  • Embark on a tall ship sailing adventure
  • Add a historic bay cruise for $10 and less
  • Team Building
  • Charters

Venture back in time on historic vessels

  • Dockside fun and on the water adventures!
  • Membership to the Museum benefits include unlimited year round admission.
  • Events for the entire family to enjoy.
  • Walking distance from Little Italy and downtown restaurants.
  • Open every day of the year.

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Historic Landmark
  • Ocean View
  • Outdoor
  • Kid Friendly
  • Tours
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Child
  • General Admission - Senior
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfront

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