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 Women's History Month at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
Contact: John Cunnane, 415-561-7049
Join the fifth annual Living History suffragette march reenactment. Take in a ranger-guided tour and learn about the lives of wives and children who lived aboard sailing ships. Discover stories of lighthouse keeper families, shipyard workers, tugboat captains, and much more, told through exhibits and programs held throughout the month of March.
Did You Know?
This "Plimsoll Mark" is painted on the port side of Balclutha and named for Samuel Plimsoll, an Englishman who fought to pass the Merchant Shipping Act of 1876. Before this law, many ships were dangerously overloaded and many sank. These “coffin ships” claimed the lives of many sailors. More...