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San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

499 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
+1 415-447-5000
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USS Pampanito General Admission
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Visitors can take a workshop on boatbuilding, board a vessel docked at the Hyde Street Pier or tour the fine collections of maritime lore.
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499 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-447-5000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The protected harbor at San Francisco is where the city started. So much wealth, material and opportunity passed through here! The exhibits in this museum very effectively show how the ships, city's history, and industries were interwoven. It would be fun for school-age kids, with...More

Thank frogs2step
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park has a variety of sights to see. The exhibits in the visitors center and some museum areas are free. However, you must pay a small fee to visit some historical ships and boats. It was so interesting to walk on board the tug...More

Thank CKT808
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw the most beautiful sunset off the pier like structure at this park! City looked beautiful and great view of golden gate bridge.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here before with the kids and enjoyed it. This time we came with the adults and decided to check it out. It is very interesting and there is something new to learn every time you come. Definitely worth checking out.

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park consists of three separate areas; a visitor center, a museum, and a pier with historical vessels moored alongside. The visitor center and museum are free. There is a $10 fee to board several ships along the pier. I found the visitor center superb....More

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you are not into Naval history...this place is amazing. Lots of interesting exibits and enough there to keep the kiddies amused. After you have visited, to and take a tour of the SS Pampanito WWII Submarine...and then the Jeremiah O'Brien Liberty Ship. Both...More

Thank Margot P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These have been here for awhile. I've taken visiting friends to see them over the years, and it's always fascinating for them. I recommend if you're into history, revolving around conquering the seas.

1  Thank empresssharyl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a little time one afternoon here. Lots to see! Great views of Alcatraz and lots of vessels to see!

1  Thank mrs_shopthe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hidden gem is to visit the cars and trucks in the ferry. They are amazing too. The ships are all nice

1  Thank ahall222017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a different kind of national park to visit, because it's all floating on water. The park itself has different historical boats from the 1800s and the early 1900s that you can walk onto and explore. Because my mom has a senior national park...More

1  Thank Hannah M
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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