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?
Animals once served as important members of a ship's crew. Even though many of them worked to control pests or provide food, their main function was to serve as ship's mascot. The dogs, cats, birds, monkeys, and even bear cubs that went to sea as mascots, can often be seen in formal crew portraits. More...