San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park


Hyde Street Pier
San Francisco, CA 0

Phone: (415)447-5000   

Fax: 415-556-1624   

The Maritime Park includes historic ships as well as an excellent museum (west of the pier), an extensive reference library (in Fort Mason, building E), and a visitor center (in the Argonaut Hotel building). Ships berthed at the Hyde Street Pier include the square-rigged ship Balclutha, the C.A. Thayer (now undergoing restoration in Alameda), the hay scow Alma, and the ferry Eureka. The Jeremiah O'Brien liberty ship and Pampanito submarine, both from WW II, are a few blocks east at Fisherman's Wharf.

About Maritime Museums

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to some excellent maritime and natural history museums.