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Maritime Museum of San Diego

Bringing Adventure and Discovery to Life

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 Dr
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

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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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Swift Boats at War in Vietnam

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Apr 18 - Jul 5, 2018

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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Chocolate Festival

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Apr 29, 2018

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 space! This popular...

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Pirate Days

Maritime Museum of San Diego
May 19 - May 20, 2018

Back this year we present the show "BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure" aboard Californian! Saturday and Sunday, May 19 & 20 at Maritime Museum of San Diego. Pirate Days, a two day celebration for...

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Father's Day Sail

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Jun 17, 2018

The Maritime Museum of San Diego invites you to a Father's Day celebration aboard Californian or San Salvador. The museum's experienced crew will make your Father's Day celebration unforgettable...

One ticket to explore all Museum ships

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

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 tall ship sailing adventure
  • Add a historic bay cruise for $10 and less
  • Team Building
  • Charters

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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