Maritime Museum Of San Diego

Maritime Museum Of San Diego

The Maritime Museum of San Diego's collection includes educational displays about maritime history and a large collection of historical boats and ships.

The Maritime Museum of San Diego's permanent collection is presented in five galleries representing major themes of maritime history and their relation to San Diego, its harbor and strategic position on the Pacific: “Age of Sail”, “Age of Steam”, “Charting the Sea”, “Harvesting the Ocean”, “San Diego's Navy”.The Maritime Museum of San Diego features one of the finest collections of historic ships in the world, including: the world’s oldest active ship Star of India; the 1898 steam ferry Berkeley; the 1904 steam yacht Medea; the 1914 harbor Pilot boat; the HMS Surprise a magnificent replica of an 18th century Royal Navy frigate and Californian a replica of a mid 19th century revenue cutter. (from website)