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 »
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Re-Opens!
Contact: Lynn Cullivan, 415-561-7006
San Francisco, CA –San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park re-opens to visitors today! Great weather makes this the perfect time to experience San Francisco’s historic waterfront. Visitors can access public areas immediately; facilities and programs will be back online as soon as possible. The Park has been closed since October 1 due to the lapse in Congressional appropriations.
For traditional music lovers, we are happy to confirm that the Park’s October 26 Sea Music Concert is on. The group Irish Traditions (featuring Shay Black, Amelia Hogan, and The Jammy Dodgers) will be presenting a night of Irish songs and instrumental music aboard the square-rigged ship Balclutha berthed at Hyde Street Pier. Tickets are still available from the San Francisco Maritime National Park Association’s website: http://www.maritime.org/events.htm.
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park includes a fleet of historic ships, the Maritime Museum, a Visitor Center, the Aquatic Park Historic District, and a maritime library. The park offers both regular programs and special events. For more information, stop by the park’s website (www.nps.gov/safr), visit us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/SanFranciscoMaritimeNHP) or call 415-447-5000.
Did You Know?
San Francisco Fire, 1906. A painting by William A. Coulter. The "Great Earthquake" shook the city at 5:12 am on Wednesday, April 18, 1906. William A. Coulter, a maritime artist and journalist, painted this scene on a ten foot wide window shade that he pulled from a demolished bank building in the rubble of the still-burning city. More...