A San Diego treasure, the Maritime Museum of San Diego is more than a collection of world class exhibits, and ships. It is a family of volunteers, members, and supporters who are joined together by their passion of the sea, maritime history, and creating an inspiring and enlightening experience for children and adults alike. Here is how you can become part of the adventure.
As a lifelong sailor and an explorer probing the far limits of human knowledge about the structure of life, including life in the oceans and the most basic components of human life, I think I can say that I understand what it means to set out on a long voyage into the unknown. Exploration into uncharted waters and confrontations with that unknown are the daily business of the J. Craig Venter Institute, just as it once was the business of explorers during the great age of sail. The tools may have changed, but the ability of those tools to inspire and excite wonder across the ages is timeless. The desire to explore beyond known horizons and the willingness to prevail over all the difficulties that one encounters in doing so are a legacy of centuries past and today remain one of the most precious assets of humanity. Perhaps no one is better positioned to say this, but in some way, the urge to explore may be in our genes!
It is poetry and song of human endeavor. Whether
stationary in the weighs or floating in the water, it is in
live form, the picture that is worth so many thousands of
words that sum up our individual hopes and our
Every single gift matters. Taken in the aggregate, all gifts, large and small, are essential to the overall goal. So join us at whatever level you can.
Donations can be made in support of San Salvador, unrestricted, Star of India, Californian, Education, or Exhibits.
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