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Maritime Museum of San Diego

Dockside Outdoor/Indoor Venues. Group Bay Charters

The Maritime Museum of San Diego is open daily, 10am - 5pm.

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 - 3,500

Whether you are looking for a small gathering of 10 guests or looking for a larger event space up to 3,000 guests, we have incredible options available for you across several ship venues and event spaces. Our unique event space, with private indoor and outdoor event locations, are available aboard six of our 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

6192349153 ext. 123
tours@sdmaritime.org

Hours

The Museum is open daily 10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Last guest entry and ticket sold at 4:00 p.m.

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Activity

$10 off Tall Ship Sail Experiences

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Valid: Mar 20 - ongoing

Join the Maritime Museum of San Diego Sail Crew for a 4-hour sail aboard the state tall ship Californian or the Spanish galleon San Salvador and save $10.00 with this promo code TALLSHIPSAILFUN24! ...

Events to check out

Event

$24 Swift Boat Naval History Bay Tour w/ Admission

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Mar 9 - ongoing

Are you in town for the weekend? Or are you a local San Diegan and want to get out on the Bay to learn about Naval History? Be a part of history and ride the only active passenger carrying Swift...

Event

$10.00 Historic Bay Cruise w/general admission!

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Apr 1 - ongoing

This boat tour provides visitors with an educational tour of San Diego Bay. The 45-minute Bay sightseeing tour takes guests out on the water in a large loop first heading toward North Island and the...

Event

Californian Tall Ship Adventure.

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Apr 1 - ongoing

The Maritime Museum of San Diego invites you to join us for Tall Ship adventure sailing! This is a four-hour adventure history sail aboard the schooner Californian. The Californian is a...

Event

San Salvador Sailing Adventure Package

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Apr 1 - ongoing

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

Event

Guided Docent-Led Tours

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Apr 10 - May 22, 2024

Guided Docent Led Tours at the Maritime Museum of San Diego is your opportunity to learn of the ships in-depth stories from our trained knowledgeable historians, and enjoy the waterfront sights...

Event

Boarded! Pirate Adventure on 16th Century Galleon

Maritime Museum of San Diego
May 18, 2024

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

Haydn Voyages: Music at the Maritime

Maritime Museum of San Diego
May 19, 2024

Concerts at Maritime Museum of San Diego Offer a Unique Mix of Music on the Water The Hausmann Quartet and Maritime Museum of San Diego are excited to partner to present the ninth...

Event

July 4 BBQ Dinner and Fireworks Viewing

Maritime Museum of San Diego
Jul 4, 2024

Enjoy a BBQ Dinner and spectacular fireworks viewing from the McKinney Deck of the 1898 Berkeley, a national and state historic landmark, or the waterfront barge to the rear of the Berkeley. ...

Spectacular Museum Vessel Venues Await

  • Weddings or corporate receptions held aboard San Diego's iconic Star of India
  • San Salvador, the galleon replica, available for day sails or private dining
  • H.M.S. Surprise, unbeatable waterfront venue for private dockside parties
  • Californian, the State of California's Official Tall Ship, can hold 50 guests
  • Pirate and mermaid themed parties popular with kids

Prime San Diego waterfront location

  • The 19th century steam ferryboat Berkeley is ideal for special gatherings
  • Fun, unique, historical, and educational experience for guests
  • Exciting on-the-water excursions, or charters; sail and power
  • 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

Spectacular Museum Vessel Venues Await

  • Weddings or corporate receptions held aboard San Diego's iconic Star of India
  • San Salvador, the galleon replica, available for day sails or private dining
  • H.M.S. Surprise, unbeatable waterfront venue for private dockside parties
  • Californian, the State of California's Official Tall Ship, can hold 50 guests
  • Pirate and mermaid themed parties popular with kids
  • Flexibility to combine venues for additional capacity needs

Prime San Diego waterfront location

  • The 19th century steam ferryboat Berkeley is ideal for special gatherings
  • Fun, unique, historical, and educational experience for guests
  • Exciting on-the-water excursions, or charters; sail and power
  • 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
  • Kid Camps
  • Private Room Capacity: 50
  • Waterfront

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