• A section of the bowsprint and figurehead on the bow of BALCLUTHA.

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

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  • 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 »

Arts and Artists in SF Maritime Collections

Highlights from the Park's collections related to the arts, artists, crafts, artisans, and traditional skills:
 

Artists, artisans, craft workers:

Cleveland, Ron:

Hiler, Hilaire:

Johnson, Sargent:

Ramm, John Milton:

 

Arts, crafts, skills:

Models and modelmaking:

Music

Painting and paintings:

Scrimshaw:

Silverwork:

Textiles and fashion:

 

Did You Know?

The Balclutha, a sailing ship, built in 1886, now resides at Hyde Street Pier.

The resources of San Francisco Maritime NHP include five National Historic Landmark vessels. 1886 square-rigger Balclutha, 1890 steam ferryboat Eureka, 1891 scow schooner Alma, 1895 schooner C.A. Thayer, and 1907 steam tug Hercules. More...