From Submarines to the Star of India, his is a great piece of history. The cost is minimal and the variety of sailing vessels interesting. Worth a stop.
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I don't know how they came up with this eclectic selection of vessels but very interesting it is too. The Star of India is perhaps the star of the show as well although personally I was most interested in exploring the soviet era diesel submarine....More
This is great and and I believe your ticket can or does include the Midway Aircraft carrier. or visa versa.
Plan on spending lots of time exploring all the different boats here - then wander the museum on the ferry. Well done displays. Work is currently being done on The Surprise. The Star of India is the star of the show! Be sure to sit...More
San Salvador at the Maritime Museum is a fully functional replica of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo's galleon ship that arrived in San Diego in 1542. Sailing on it in San Diego Bay is quite interesting. It takes several people of the crew plus some volunteers to...More
We were in San Diego to see the zoos, and had some extra time so went to the Maritime Museum just to fill in. The Maritime Museum is great and I would recommend it highly. The docents on the ships took time to tell us...More
They have a decent number of old ships including sail powered ships and a paddle boat type ship from San Francisco. It's fun to explore them all and it's great that they were not destroyed. There is a lot of history here. Very nice.
My Husband and I set sail on the Californian, a full sail historical ship, for a sail around the San Diego harbor. It was exhilarating! We were hoping to go beyond the harbor and out to the open ocean, but the wind was not cooperating...More
An American Sub, a Russian Sub......the Tall Ships, the Ferry itself, all incredible. We actually went twice during this visit and we still didn't see everything. It's on the list next time we are in San Diego.
Really neat place to check out if you got a little bit of time. Unfortunately we did this on a rainy night so we didn't get to go on a couple ships ,but the staff was really nice. I think the best part was getting...More