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

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • 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 »

Image Map Fun

Five images from the park including a drawing, photos, and a poster.


A historic photo of a ferryboat on SF Bay.  A drawing of celery with eyes and a smile.  An open logbook.  An image of a historic map of San Francisco.  A poster for the Sea Music Concert on BALCLUTHA.  Two men standing in front of a steam engine.

Click on the images to link to recent additions to the park website.

Did You Know?

A woman seated behind a tule reed canoe.

This is Native American consultant Linda Yamane posing with the tule reed canoe she constructed for a new exhibit in the park's visitor center. "The Waterfront" exhibit opened in 2012 and features an historic walk around San Francisco's waterfront. More...