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 »
Illustration by Park Guide Noemesha Williams
After landing their space ship (which looks sort of like the top section of the Maritime Museum) on Hyde Street Pier, Captain Zog and First Mate Zig go to the visitor center.
Activity page for young sailors.
Read all about a cattle stampede aboard the ferryboat Eureka.
The cook on board the sailing ship Balclutha has a very interesting tale to tell.
San Francisco Maritime is a park of many uses.
Check out this cool scavenger hunt!
Have you ever thought about learning how to sail?
If you were a sailor on a voyage across the sea and you needed to get rid of some stinky trash, what would you do????
Hercules: A Gull's Eye View
Illustration by Inge Wessels
Learn about oral histories and then create your own.
Activity page for young salts.
Compare and Contrast Two Charts of San Francisco Bay
Did You Know?
The 1895-built lumber schooner C. A. Thayer returned to Hyde Street Pier at San Francisco Maritime NHP in 2007 after an extended dry-docking to rebuild her hull. Twenty percent of her older timbers were saved and the rebuilding of her deckhouses is underway. More...