If visitors inquire about San Salvador visits, you can let them know that she is open and on display dockside for self-guided tours as part of the outdoor visitor general admission experience. The Maritime Museum continues to temporarily pause the San Salvador day sailing for now. They should have that experience become available in late June or July. Here is the press release from the Maritime Museum. SAN DIEGO, … Continue reading MARITIME MUSEUM OF SAN DIEGO RESUMES DAILY PUBLIC TOURS APRIL 1, 2021
Dr. Raymond Ashley, President/CEO of the Maritime Museum of San Diego, issued the following statement announcing the postponement of the San Salvador launch. Thank you for your support of the Maritime Museum of San Diego and the San Salvador project. More than any other icon, the San Salvador has become the embodiment of California’s origin story. The voyage of 1542, with Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo at … Continue reading San Salvador Launch Postponed
The Maritime Museum of San Diego has set the launch date for the replica of Cabrillo’s flagship, the San Salvador. It’s hull will touch saltwater for the first time at 9 a.m. on Sunday, April 19, 2015. Not all details of the launch have been finalized yet, but you can keep informed here: San Salvador San Diego Build-site – Maritime Museum of San Diego. Continue reading San Salvador Launch Date Set
Are you interested in San Diego’s maritime heritage? If so, please join us for a stroll down the Embarcadero for this month’s Dusty Socks Club hike. Meet at “The Kiss” statue south of the USS Midway at 3 PM Saturday, 18 October 2014, and join us for a leisurely stroll to Seaport Village and to the Maritime Museum. Learn about maritime history of San Diego and some interesting stories … Continue reading Dusty Socks Club: Maritime Heritage Walk
Make sure you check out all that’s happening in the park–and outside of it–in the next week or so. Today there’s one of the first great low tides of the new tidepool season at 3:50 PM, with a low tide of -0.4 feet. Be sure to check out the tidepools and our new link to the tide calendars on the menu above (also found in … Continue reading Activities Galore!
Good People, All is well from our perch. We are happy to be back in the Visitor Center and out from living the movie cycle loop. Ask the Foundation or VC staff to recite from memory any of the movies’ narratives or play the tasty licks from the score. It’s all ingrained into our memory Once again, many thanks to our volunteer work crew who … Continue reading Prayers of Twenty Millions