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Maritime Museum of San Diego

Creative Special Events at the Maritime Museum

This spectacular waterfront location is downtown on beautiful San Diego Bay. The Maritime Museum of San Diego offers a variety of venues available for clients, multiple options for Corporate Events, Weddings and Receptions, Conferences, Sailing Charters, and so much more. 

Venue Capacities from 10 - 3,000

Whether you looking for a small gathering of 10 persons or looking for a larger event space up to 3000 persons, we have incredible options available for you across 10 different venues and event spaces. Our unique event venues, with private indoor and outdoor event locations, are available aboard any of our six historic ships for special events, corporate events, receptions, award dinners, meetings, team building programs, yacht charters, and sunset sailings. 

Neighborhood: Downtown

1492 N Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 234-9153
specialevents@sdmaritime.org

Hours

All Day Everyday for Private Events

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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...

Event

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...

Event

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...

Event

"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...

Event

Californian Races In America's Schooner Cup

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Mar 30, 2019

Maritime Museum of San Diego will race the 142-foot schooner Californian in the 31st annual America’s Schooner Cup Saturday, March 30, 2019, hosted by Silver Gate Yacht Club. About a dozen...

Event

Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Mar 31, 2019

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...

Event

Music at the Maritime Concert Series

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Mar 31, 2019

The Hausmann Quartet and Maritime Museum of San Diego are excited to partner to present the fourth season of Haydn Voyages: Music at the Maritime, a quarterly concert series performed aboard one of...

Event

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...

Event

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...

Unlimited Venue Capabilities

  • Star of India, San Diego's iconic tall ship can accommodate up to 600 people
  • San Salvador, the galleon replica, available for day sails or private dining
  • HMS Surprise, the tall ship, fits up to 175 people for parties or cocktails
  • Californian, the State of California's Official Tall Ship, can hold 50 guests
  • Pirate themed parties popular with kids

Prime San Diego waterfront location

  • Berkeley, the 19th century steam ferryboat can hold up to 1,600 guests
  • Fun, unique, historical, and educational experience for guests
  • Exciting on-water excursions, charters or multiple ship regattas
  • Sunset cruises and cocktail events
  • Versatile and expandable location for accommodating client needs

More Information

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

Unlimited Venue Capabilities

  • Star of India, San Diego's iconic tall ship can accommodate up to 600 people
  • San Salvador, the galleon replica, available for day sails or private dining
  • HMS Surprise, the tall ship, fits up to 175 people for parties or cocktails
  • Californian, the State of California's Official Tall Ship, can hold 50 guests
  • Pirate themed parties popular with kids
  • Flexibility to combine venues for additional capacity needs

Prime San Diego waterfront location

  • Berkeley, the 19th century steam ferryboat can hold up to 1,600 guests
  • Fun, unique, historical, and educational experience for guests
  • Exciting on-water excursions, charters or multiple ship regattas
  • Sunset cruises and cocktail events
  • Versatile and expandable location for accommodating client needs
  • Team building events, activities, and interactive experiences

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Historic Landmark
  • Ocean View
  • Group Seated Capacity: 350
  • Group Reception Capacity: 1,000
  • Catering Onsite
  • Meeting Events
  • Buyout
  • Group Travel
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Public Events
  • Kid Friendly
  • Tours
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Child
  • General Admission - Senior
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfront

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