• 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.

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?

Kaiulani Marine Exchange Card

That the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is the repository for the original San Francisco Marine Exchange cards that were used to track vessel arrivals into San Francisco? This collection, (HDC 0559, SAFR 18592) also includes ledger books that record vessels arriving into and departing from San Francisco. More...