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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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Contact Info

(619) 234-9153
info@sdmaritime.org

Hours

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

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Events to check out

Event

Swift Boats at War in Vietnam

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Jan 7 - 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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Wind & Water: Sailing in San Diego exhibit

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Jan 7 - 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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Tall Ship Adventures Aboard Californian

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Jan 7 - 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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Adventure Day Sail on Galleon Replica San Salvador

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Jan 7 - 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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"Art of the Sea" & "Sea & Shore" Painting Exhibits

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Mar 5 - ongoing

Maritime Museum of San Diego is proud to announce the opening of two new exhibits for maritime and art enthusiasts Saturday, February 23 – September 30, 2019. The new exhibitions are included...

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Port of San Diego Festival of the Sea

Maritime Museum of San Diego
May 25 - May 27, 2019

Festival of the Sea, produced by the Maritime Museum and sponsored by the Port of San Diego, is one of the keynote events that will take place during 2019 commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the...

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Father's Day Sail at Maritime Museum of San Diego

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Jun 15 - Jun 16, 2019

Guests will have the opportunity to sail aboard Maritime Museum tall ships including schooner Californian, official tall ship of California or San Salvador, the 1542 Spanish galleon replica while...

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Father's Day Sail with the Maritime Museum Crew

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Jun 15 - Jun 16, 2019

The Maritime Museum of San Diego, home to one of the worlds’ largest collections of historic vessels from sail to steam to submarine, will host their annual Father’s Day sail event...

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Star of India Family Overnight

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Jun 22, 2019

The Maritime Museum of San Diego is proud to offer this unique opportunity to spend a night aboard the 1863 Star of India, the oldest active sailing ship in the world. Although we will not technically...

Event

Fourth of July BBQ

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Jul 4, 2019

Maritime Museum of San Diego, home to one of the world’s largest collections of historic vessels and fascinating exhibits, invites San Diegans and regional visitors to celebrate Fourth of July...

One ticket to explore ships and exhibits

  • Tours available daily.
  • Embark on a tall ship sailing adventure
  • Group Tours and Charters available
  • Special events year-round
  • Educational, Entertaining and Immersive

From sail to steam to submarine & more

  • 500 years of seafaring history awaits
  • Dockside fun or venture to sea
  • 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 ships and exhibits

  • Tours available daily.
  • Embark on a tall ship sailing adventure
  • Group Tours and Charters available
  • Special events year-round
  • Educational, Entertaining and Immersive
  • Host A Special Event

From sail to steam to submarine & more

  • 500 years of seafaring history awaits
  • Dockside fun or venture to sea
  • Events for the entire family to enjoy.
  • Walking distance from Little Italy and downtown restaurants.
  • Open every day of the year.
  • Special events held year round

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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