Research in the Museum Collections
In its Collections, the Park holds extensive library, archival, small craft, and object collections, making it the largest Museum Collection in the National Park Service.
These Collections are made available for research by the Park's Collections staff.
Visit the Historic Ships and the Maritime Museum
At Hyde Street Pier, you can visit the Park's Historic Ships, as well as boats from the Park's small craft collection.
Nearby is the Park's Maritime Museum in the 1939 Streamline Moderne Bathhouse Building, and the Park's Visitor Center housed in the Park's 1908 historic brick cannery warehouse.
Blog by the collections staff
Pictures and articles about items in the park's collections
PDF file of photos, text, and maps of the exhibit
PDF files of photos, text, illustrations, and maps in the exhibit
Did you know pigs went to sea? Go to Park Fun for lots of amusing stories and activities.
Last Updated: 05/18/2013