• 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 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.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Visitor Center
(corner of Jefferson and Hyde Streets/499 Jefferson)
9:30am-5:00pm
415-447-5000
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Days.

Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building (Maritime Museum)
(Foot of Polk Street/900 Beach Street)
Open everyday from 10:00am-4:00pm. The Aquatic Park Historic District, which includes the Maritime Museum in the Bathhouse Building, underwent a multiyear rehabilitation. For more information please call the Visitor Center, 415-447-5000.

Hyde Street Pier
(Foot of Hyde Street/2905 Hyde Street)
9:30am-5:00pm (last entry 4:30pm)
Ranger Office: 415-561-7169
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Days

Maritime Library
(Building E, Third Floor, Fort Mason Center)
The library is open to walk-in visitors from 1-5pm, three days a week (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays). and by appointment on Mondays, Fridays, and the third Saturday of each month. Call 415-561-7030 to schedule an appointment. Closed most federal holidays.

 

Did You Know?

Balclutha moored at the pier with a modern container ship passing behind her.

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.