Stand on the stern of Balclutha, face west to feel the fresh wind blowing in from the Pacific Ocean. Located in the Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park offers the sights, sounds, smells and stories of Pacific Coast maritime history. Read More
Where Your Imagination Can Travel to the 19th Century
Celebrations at Sea!
Bring the whole family to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park for a festive event celebrating the the winter holidays!
Set Sail Aboard the Historic Alma!
Sail San Francisco Bay aboard the 1891 National Landmark scow schooner Alma!
Buy Digital Ship Entrance Passes
Use an app from our partner to buy ship entrance passes before you arrive to the park!
Learn more about the historic square-rigged vessel.
The Maritime Museum
The Maritime Museum is in the historic Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building.
Discover Park Collections
The Maritime Research Center is the premier resource for Pacific Coast maritime history. Get access to the largest NPS museum collection.