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 »
CELEBRATE KING KAMEHAMEHA DAY AT SAN FRANCISCO MARITIME NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK
Contact: John Cunnane, 415-561-7049
On Saturday, June 11, 10am-4pm, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park will present its 2nd annual celebration of King Kamehameha Day, with afternoon performances of traditional Hawaiian music, a documentary film showing, and ranger-led presentations on Balclutha's history, including her two years sailing under the Hawaiian flag. Ships admission fees apply for Balclutha talks: Adults, $5. Ages 15 and under, Free. Free with national park passes.
Did You Know?
A modern container ship slips behind Balclutha on its way to port. Ocean routes are still the major highways of the world. Balclutha, moored at San Francisco Maritime NHP, was an ocean-going cargo ship for 43 years, between 1886 and 1929.