Maritime Museum of San Diego

If you love the ocean, boats, history or all three, visit the Maritime Museum of San Diego. They have the oldest active vessel in the world!

Price:

  • $16 Adults
  • $13 Seniors (62+), Military, Children (13-17)
  • $8 Children (4-12)
  • Free Children 3 and Under

Hours:
Daily 9am-8pm

Store:
Yes

Café:
No

Website:
www.sdmaritime.org

Phone:
1-619-234-9153

Address:
1492 North Harbor Drive, San Diego CA 92101


Detailed Description:
Want to step aboard ships from the 1800s? You can at the Maritime Museum of San Diego! The Museum has a great collection of ships, photos, art, books, and other historical material to preserve and educate visitors on the amazingness that is San Diego’s maritime history. It has 9 ships of all different types, including submarines, sailing ships, steam-powered boats and vessels. Two of the ships are National Historic Landmarks (Star of India and Berkeley), and the Star of India is the oldest active vessel in the world. It has 5 permanent collections: Age of Sail shows the history of sailing the seas; Charting The Sea shows technology and the history of navigation in the seas; San Diego’s Navy highlights the history of the Navy in San Diego; Age of Steam, features the steam-powered ferry boat, Berkeley and the history of the steam-powered boat; and Harvesting The Ocean showcases the history of San Diego commercial fishing.

 


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