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Visitors can take a workshop on boatbuilding, board a vessel docked at the Hyde Street Pier or tour the fine collections of maritime lore.
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499 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
Fisherman’s Wharf
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Reviewed today

I wanted to visit The USS Pampanito Submarine as my Grandfather and Father served on Royal Navy Submarines . I found this ship very interesting and the information given by the guide was very informative . There are plenty of other historic ships to see...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a surprise with so many pieces of history that have been so well preserved. We also got to use our America the Beautiful card to enter.

Thank 781RobertW781
Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed visiting the museum, with nice displays, and unique architecture. Interesting place to sit and watch the bay. Visitors Center also has some great displays and information on the maritime history of the city.

Thank kmc11_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I really enjoyed walking around Hyde Street Pier and checking out the boats. They have quite a variety that you can tour if you so choose. The tall ships were really interesting to see as was the paddle tugboat. I used my...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a well done museum with great docents. I go almost every year and it never disappoints.

Thank ry9979
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fabulous free visit for all the family. See 1st hand some of America's Naval ships & the history at San Francisco Port. Great for all the family -

Thank 925darleent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I passed by the submarine and the WWII ship. It was $20 each to board them and we'd seen such ships before. The Maritime NHP, though, was $15 to tour multiple old ships of various sorts, and we were very glad to...More

1  Thank Fox M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed seeing these ships and be able to walk on them. They were beautiful ships with alot of history. A nice easy walk ..

1  Thank strovalta
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Wandering these old ships is fun and informative. Unfortunately, several of the ships were in dry dock for refurbishing so some previously viewed by me were not there for my family. Another was being worked on which limited where you could go and all the...More

Thank kokapelli
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We especially enjoyed the museum, learned a lot about the early history of San Francisco. The old ships are interesting too, a view into the past.

Thank carhag
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I9018UKpatricial
15 September 2017|
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Response from Buzzard92 | Reviewed this property |
There is Free parking in the wharf area. It goes really quickly though. I was able to park at Boudin Bakery and Cafe. We ate lunch and walked the rest of the Wharf to the museum and looked at the boats. If it is full, you... More
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15 September 2017|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
First, you can park along the street but the problem is it is 2 hours at a time so you have to feed the meter at 2 hours. It might be better to park in a lot. This place is cheap and not along walk to pier. Imperial... More
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