• A section of the bowsprint and figurehead on the bow of BALCLUTHA.

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    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 »

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  • 12/01/2013

    A very cute dog standing on a pier.
    Location: BALCLUTHA | Map Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM Fee Information: $5, under 16 FREE Contact Name: Visitor Center Information Desk Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 415-447-5000

Learn about the important roles that domestic, farm, and exotic animals played in the lives of sea captains, sailors, and families at sea aboard seafaring vessels from the Age of Sail to the present.