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Maritime Museum of San Diego

Bay Tours $10-$15 with General Admission!

Get Out On the Water before or after your Museum tour for $10 45-minute narrated Historic Bay Cruise & weekend $15 75-minute Naval History Bay boat tours! 

Weekend Tall Ship Sailing Also Available! 

Tour the world's oldest active sailing ship, Star of India, celebrity frigate replica HMS Surprise featured in the award-winning film "Master and Commander" and "Pirates of Caribbean" motion picture series, thegalleon replica San Salvador, Victorian - era Steam Ferry Berkeley,and 1904 steam yacht Medea with general admission. 

Maritime Museum of San Diego serves as the community memory of our seafaring experience by collecting, preserving, and presenting our rich maritime heritage and historic connections with the Pacific world.

 B-39 Soviet sub closed. Museum open daily 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No admittance past 4:00 p.m. daily.

 

 

Neighborhood: Downtown

1492 N Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 234-9153
info@sdmaritime.org

Hours

Maritime Museum of San Diego is open daily
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Ticket Booth closes at 4:00 p.m. Visitors may not enter after 4:00 p.m.
Below deck exhibits
galleries and USS Dolphin submarine now open. B-39 sub closed.

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75-minute Naval History Bay Tour Only $15***

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Valid: May 29 - ongoing

Weekends Only Starting Memorial Day Weekend Saturday, May 29, Sunday, May 30, and Monday, May 31. The US Naval Vietnam-era PCF 816 Swift Boat Listed In National Register Of Historic Places is part...

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$10 Historic Bay Cruise with General Admission*

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Valid: Jun 10 - ongoing

Purchase general admission to the Maritime Museum of San Diego and add a 45-minute narrated Historic Bay Cruise aboard the country's oldest active Pilot boat for only $10 more! Limit reservations....

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Kids Go Free Offer at Maritime Museum of San Diego

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2021

That is right! Your general admission ticket includes entrance to ALL Maritime Museum historic vessels and exhibits! For a limited time, we are offering this special deal! Purchase one general...

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$10 Historic Bay Cruise w/general admission!

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Jun 10 - ongoing

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...

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$15 Swift Boat Naval History Tour w/Admission!

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Sep 2 - ongoing

Only $15 for this exciting and educational Maritime Museum Swift Boat Tour. Ride the only active passenger carrying Swift Boat in the country. Feel the power of the twin 12 cylinder 2-stroke Detroit...

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Tim Flannery & Friends Return to Maritime Museum

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Sep 13 - ongoing

100% of the proceeds from this concert are donated to the Maritime Museum of San Diego. Tim Flannery and Friends will perform a colorful blend of folk, country, traditional music and storytelling....

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San Salvador Sailing Adventure

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Sep 24 - ongoing

The Maritime Museum of San Diego is please to announce the return of the popular day sail adventure experience aboard San Salvador, a replica of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s ship that arrived at...

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Mary Celeste Maritime Mystery Tour

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Oct 29 - Oct 31, 2021

Maritime Museum Of San Diego Ghost Ship Experience Fun For The Family Halloween Weekend! Friday through Sunday, October 29-31st. Join us for this fun, unusual, educational, challenging, somewhat...

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Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Nov 27, 2021

Popular Pirate Performance BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure Returns To Maritime Museum of San Diego for the holidays! Guests will set out to San Diego Bay aboard the galleon replica San Salvador...

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Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Nov 27, 2021

Maritime Museum of San Diego, home to one of the world’s largest collections of historic vessels from sail to steam to submarine, announces two return performances of Boarded! A Pirate...

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Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Dec 26, 2021

This hilarious interactive show puts visitors right in the middle of the pirate action. Participants will be sworn in as part of the ship crew, trained how to navigate, sword fight, bail water from a...

Top of List: Things to Do In San Diego

  • Tours available daily. Self-guided
  • Come aboard and step back in time; 500 years of seafaring history
  • Docent - led Group Tours Available
  • Great treat for the family
  • Educational, Entertaining and Immersive

Historic fleet of ships to explore

  • Daily Historic Bay Cruise just $10 with general admission ticket purchase
  • Weekend Tall Ship Sailing Experiences with onboard historians
  • Home to world's oldest active sailing ship Star of India
  • Walking distance from Little Italy and downtown restaurants.
  • Weekend Narrated Naval History Bay Tours Only $15 with general admission

More Information

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

Top of List: Things to Do In San Diego

  • Tours available daily. Self-guided
  • Come aboard and step back in time; 500 years of seafaring history
  • Docent - led Group Tours Available
  • Great treat for the family
  • Educational, Entertaining and Immersive
  • Narrated Historic Bay Tours about Restored National Landmark Vessels

Historic fleet of ships to explore

  • Daily Historic Bay Cruise just $10 with general admission ticket purchase
  • Weekend Tall Ship Sailing Experiences with onboard historians
  • Home to world's oldest active sailing ship Star of India
  • Walking distance from Little Italy and downtown restaurants.
  • Weekend Narrated Naval History Bay Tours Only $15 with general admission
  • A rare collection of historic vessels, from sail to steam to submarine.

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
  • Private Room Capacity: 50
  • Waterfront
  • Charter
  • Motor
  • Boat Excursions
  • Other Languages Available
  • Self-guided
  • Walking

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