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 »
The Wonderful World of Steam
The Wonderful World of Steam...
Fill a tea kettle with water, place it on a hot stove, and after a few minutes, what do you hear?
If you guessed whistle, or made the sound “eeeeee!” you would be right!
Did You Know?
The Queen Mary 2, the largest ocean liner in the world (1,131 feet long), pulled into San Francisco Bay on February 4, 2007. Here she is passing by the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.