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

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

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  • Hyde Street Pier Closed Mondays through Thursdays (July 24 - August 20)

    For public safety, Hyde Street Pier will be closed mid-pier Mondays - Thursdays from July 24 - August 20 during replacement of Eureka's mooring piles. There is no access to the historic ships. The visitor center, Maritime Museum & Aquatic Park are open. More »

Public Transportation

MUNI Bus and Cable Car Routes. For MUNI information call 415/673-MUNI(6864) or www.sfmta.com/getting-around

To Visitor Center, Museum Building, Aquatic Park, and Hyde Street Pier:

#19 Polk

#30 Stockton

#42 Downtown Loop

#47 Van Ness/Potrero

#49 Van Ness/Mission

F Market Historic Streetcar

Powell-Hyde Street Cable Car

To the Maritime Research Center Laguna Street Entrance (Lower Fort Mason):

#28 19th Avenue

Did You Know?

Golden wheat growing on stalks.

Wheat -- California's other Gold Rush. The discovery of gold in 1848 brought sudden wealth and population growth to San Francisco. But wheat, California's golden grain, and first major export product, established San Francisco Bay as a port for world trade. More...