Ferryboat EUREKA closed for maintenance.
Ferryboat EUREKA is closed beginning March 11 and into April for maintenance. The gangway that links the ship to the pier needs to be raised so it can be repaired.
For detailed accessibility information please call the Visitor Center, seven days a week, 9:30am to 5:00pm, at 415-447-5000 and/or read the park's Universal Access Guide (232 KB pdf document). A limited number of accessible parking spaces are located at the entrance to Hyde Street Pier. Hyde Street Pier, the Visitor Center, the Maritime Store, and the Maritime Library are wheelchair accessible.
In 2007 there was an exhibit in the park's visitor center about the history and restoration of the ocean-going steam tug Hercules. If you missed the show you can still see it by clicking on this link and opening up the PDF files that include photographs of the show as well as images of the artifacts, ship models, photographs, captions, and text panels.
Cargo Is King! exhibit on BALCLUTHA at Hyde Street Pier
Lumber Schooner C. A. THAYER Interpretive Panels
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.