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

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

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  • Ferryboat EUREKA closed for maintenance.

    Ferryboat EUREKA is closed for maintenance. The gangway that links the ship to the pier is being repaired.

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The Aquatic Park Historic District includes gardens, lawns, a cable car turnaround and lagoon. The Maritime Museum building is in the background and the Golden Gate Bridge is visible on the far right.
The Aquatic Park Historic District includes the Maritime Museum in the historic Aquatic Park Bathhouse building, gardens, lawns, a cable car turnaround, beach, and cove. The cable car turnaround is in the foreground, the  Bathhouse building is in the background, and the Golden Gate Bridge is visible on the far right.
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A large, ship-shaped building with a red tile roof.

The Aquatic Park Bathhouse building, a Depression-era, Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, was completed in 1939. The art deco building includes tile mosaics of fish, marble floors that resemble a sea chart, and interior walls painted with murals depicting strange creatures of the deep. More...