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 »
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?
The spar extending from the bow of the 1895 lumber schooner CA THAYER, is 59 feet long, with its rigging weighs 8,500 pounds, and is made of a single piece of Douglas fir. More...