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

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

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.

 
A collage of images and words about two exhibits.
Please click on the image for more information about the exhibits.
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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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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.