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

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

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  • Ferryboat EUREKA closed for maintenance.

    Ferryboat EUREKA is closed for maintenance. The gangway that links the ship to the pier is being repaired.

Fees & Reservations

Fees

A ticket is needed for entrance to the historic vessels on Hyde Street Pier. The cost is $5.00 per person and the ticket is good for seven days. Entrance to the ships is free for supervised children under 16. The ticket booth is located on the pier. Or visit on one of the fee-free days. For more information, call the visitor center at 415-447-5000.

Reservations

Reservations for school groups, and other educational groups, must be made at least two weeks prior to your visit. Please call 415-561-6662, ext.33 to make a reservation.

Special Use Permits

At least one month's notice and application for Special Use Permits is required. Filming permits are arranged on an individual basis. Please call 415-561-7049 for more information.

 

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Did You Know?

Historic photo of a baby girl, Inda-Francis, who was born on the Balclutha.

See the captain’s quarters on the square-rigged ship Balclutha where Inda-Francis Durkee was born at sea, during a voyage from Calcutta, India, to San Francisco. She was the daughter of Captain and Mrs. Alice Durkee. Alfred Durkee was master of the Balclutha from 1894-1899. More...