Current and upcoming events at the Maritime Museum of San Diego

Star of India celebrating 150 years - Click Here to view video.


Plan your visit: Click here to view the Maritime Museum of San Diego events calendar.


family dayBoy Scouts Take Over!

One day only, February 08 2015 - 10am to 4pm.

Celebrate the 105th Anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. This event is designed to provide Boy Scouts and youths a unique, hands-on and fun... .....Click for more info.

family groupSweetheart Sail on tall ship America.

Celebrate Valentines with your favorite people.

Saturday February 14, 2015

Bring mom, dad, grandparents, kids, best friend, your significant other, and come celebrate Valentines with this special Sweetheart Sail, on.....
.....Click to read more and buy tickets.

family dayFragile Waters

Opening March 1, 2015.

FRAGILE WATERS is a powerful artistic and ecological statement through the inspiring black and white images of three renowned photographers and environmentalists - Ansel Adams, Ernest H. Brooks II, and Dorothy Kerper Monnelly. The traveling exhibition of 119 photographs... .....Click to read more.

Ernest H. Brooks II - Clowns of the Sea
® Ernest H. Brooks II

San Salvador modelSee San Salvador being built.

At Spanish Landing NTC

Open to the public

For info, and more Click here for hours, directions, demonstration schedule, and more.

Included with Maritime Museum of San Diego admission, or build-site only visits for $5.00!

Photographer Jerry Soto’s comprehensive photographic record of San Salvador Construction at Spanish Landing Park. Click Here to view.

Pre-Launch Fandango, one night only Sept 27, 2014 Click here for info.

Swift BoatSwift Boat at the Maritime Museum.

75 minute Tours now available on weekends.

In 1971, the US Navy donated two Swift Boats to the newly formed Republic of Malta’s Maritime Squadron. After forty years of coastguard duty, Malta retired these boats from service. In 2011, Malta's Minister of Defense donated a Swift Boat to the Maritime Museum of San Diego with our
.....Click to read more.

family dayFamily Day at the Maritime Museum!

Family Day
February 22, 2015

Enjoy a great day with your family exploring our ships and stay for free craft activities.

Kids craft activity will be available from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. aboard our ships. Kids 12 and under admission is FREE all day!

It's a great way to spend some family time together! A Kids craft activity... .....Click for more info.

kid fun during sailors daySailor's Days are back.

Upcoming Sailor Days - 9am to 2pm daily.
• March 22 to April 05, 2015

*Lots of fun things to do: scavenger hunt with prize, make brass rubbings, ferryboat steam engine demos, explore our ships, raising sail, rope making, knot tying, rowing...

Come aboard & join the fun!

CLICK HERE for flyer.

*Activities available vary each day and are offered with paid admission to the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

festival of sail logoFestival of Sail Labor Day.

Fun for the entire family.

Saturday September 5 to Monday September 7, 2015

Festival of Sail is an annual event with something for everyone.

With expanded venue, beer gardens, kids activity zone, and a low admission per person, this is the premier waterfront event year after year.

We start Festival of Sail with a bang, as Cannon fire salutes the entrance of the tall ships from all over.....
.....Click to read more

maritime museum gift certificateMaritime Museum of San Diego Gift Certificates now available.

Can't decide what to get someone?
How about a Maritime Museum of San Diego Gift Certificate? Available in popular amounts, that is sure to bring a smile to anyone's face.

Gift certificates can be used in our store, for a adventure sail on our tall ship Californian, historic bay cruise on our pilot boat, admissions or to purchase a membership!

BUY NOW Click here to purchase gift certificates online now!

Adventure SailTall Ship Adventure Sail aboard Californian
Californian is down for scheduled maintenance till February 2015 (date subject to change).

Embark on this special sailing journey aboard California's Official State Tall Ship .....Click to read more.

Plan your visit: Click here to view the Maritime Museum of San Diego events calendar.