Where Your Imagination Can Travel to the 19th Century

Located in the Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park offers visitors the sights, sounds, smells and stories of Pacific Coast maritime history. The Park includes a magnificent fleet of historic ships, a Visitor Center, Maritime Museum, Maritime Research Center, and Aquatic Park Historic District.

A sailing ship built in 1886 moored along a pier.

The Historic Ships

Discover the collection of historic vessels at Hyde Street Pier.

A building with a red roof and white sides.

The Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum is in the historic Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building.

Aquatic Park Pier (Muni Pier)

Aquatic Park Pier (Muni Pier)

Built to create a protected cove where City residents could swim and recreate, the pier is now a threatened landmark in need of major repair

Visitors exit the park visitor center and exhibit.

Plan Your Visit

The park is near Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. Visit the fleet of historic vessels at Hyde Street Pier.

A black and white photo of a SF wharf.

Discover Park Collections

The Maritime Research Center is the premier resource for Pacific Coast maritime history. Get access to the largest NPS museum collection.

Aerial view of San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Around the Horn Blog

Through Around the Horn, the SF Maritime NHP hopes to inform visitors on projects that may impact their voyage through stories of the past!

Last updated: April 2, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

2 Marina Boulevard, Building E, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94123


(415) 561-7000
The public information office is open from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. PST during weekdays and we will respond to all messages within two business days.

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