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San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

499 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
+1 415-447-5000
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US$ 89.00*
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USS Pampanito General Admission
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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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  • Average6%
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499 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-447-5000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The National Parks Service has great exhibits of maritime history. We paid $10 and saw 3 ships - which were fantastic. Well worth a morning's visit.

Thank ACCChas
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a pier at the Fisherman's wharf area is a "museum" that has docked several ships. A tug, a ferry, and a schooner for example. This is run by the National park system so if you are 62 and bought your $10 (soon to be...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was small and not nearly the museum we expected for the area. It is a good little museum, but won't take you much time at all to compete.

Thank Schultz31
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped in while the Mrs. was out shopping at other locations. I enjoyed looking over the masted ships as well as the other nautical machinery. I live in the midwest so the water themed tools and transportation were fascinating.

Thank TractorDoc76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really interesting exhibits, well presented and easily accesible for all ages. Quite a few exhibits to walk in and around, good gift shop.

Thank Annette B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see the old ships. While the square rigger is currently being restored, we were lucky to board an old lumer ship turn cod fishing boat, which is also being restored. Apparently there is/was an unannounced tour at 12:15 given by an old...More

Thank guy m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came out here to get a few photos of the bay, and it offers some great views of alcatraz. You can grab a treat in ghirardelli square walk down and enjoy the views of the bay.

Thank jrobba
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Operated by the park service, this museum includes the USS Pampanito submarine tour a few piers down as well. Join the Historical Association and you may even save money on admission - a win-win worth checking out...

Thank Lon B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked down to this park so I could get my national park book stamped- enjoyed seeing the ship boats,- learning some of the history associated with them--

Thank barbiewalker72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Directly across the street from the excellent visitor's center, the SF Maritime NHP is a great example of the variety of experiences that the National Park system offers the country. Our family of three (mom, dad, tween) spent a very enjoyable couple of hours touring...More

Thank dunadan
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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