• 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.

Indoor Activities

The park offers musical events, lectures, illustrated programs, classes, exhibits, a reading room, and demonstrations. Please click on the links to the right for details.

 
The brick entrance archway to an exhibit in the visitor center.
Please visit "The Waterfront" exhibit in the Visitor Center. We invite you to walk through time as you see, hear, and touch San Francisco's historic working waterfront. The Visitor Center is located at the corner of Jefferson and Hyde Streets in SF, and open 9:30am - 5:00pm.
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A park ranger standing behind a desk talking with visitors.
A park ranger in the Pacific West Information Center (PWIC) talking with visitors. The PWIC is located inside the park Visitor Center. Please stop by and find out more about the 58 national park areas of the Pacific West Region. Maps, brochures, posters, spectacular photos, friendly park rangers await you!!
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Did You Know?

Morrison Logbook (HDC 1595, SAFR 22220)

Did you know the Park has journals that date back to the California Gold Rush? We recently added an account of a 220 day voyage from New York to San Francisco. The 1849 journal describes daily routines, a hurricane, and passing ships. Morrison (built 1832; ship) journal (HDC 1595, SAFR 22220). More...