Hyde Street Pier Closed Mondays through Thursdays (July 24 - August 20)
For public safety, Hyde Street Pier will be closed mid-pier Mondays - Thursdays from July 24 - August 20 during replacement of Eureka's mooring piles. There is no access to the historic ships. The visitor center, Maritime Museum & Aquatic Park are open. More »
See a piece of once-buried Gold Rush history in the museum
January 14, 2013
NIANTIC, a Gold Rush-era sailing ship lay buried at the intersection of Clay and Sansome streets for many years. This piece of her stern is on display in the museum. Go here www.nps.gov/safr/historyculture/nianticjournals.htm to read more about her fascinating history and the people connected to her.
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Once, hundreds of sailing schooners carried lumber to San Francisco from Washington, Oregon, and the California Redwood Coast. Built in 1895, C.A. Thayer, once part of that mighty Pacific Coast fleet, survives at San Francisco Maritime NHP. More...