Alerts & Conditions


May 13, 2024 Update:

Access to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is as follows:

Facilities Permanently Closed: Municipal Pier
Facilities Temporarily Closed: Northwest End of Hyde Street Pier, Ships: Eureka

Open Facilities and Areas:
Aquatic Park
Visitor Center: Monday - Friday, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Maritime Museum: Wednesday - Sunday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Maritime Research Center is available by appointment.

National Historic Landmark Ship Schedule:

Hyde Street Pier, Ships: C.A. Thayer (main deck), Balclutha (main deck): Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Hercules: Unavailable (Currently at a drydock facility for repairs and maintenance)

Eureka: Closed

Visitors are welcome to enjoy the park's open space areas including Aquatic Park and the Aquatic Park Cove or visit the outdoor areas of the historic ships (fee area). Please #RecreateResponsibly, practice social distancing, wearing a face covering is optional but encouraged when near others, and stay home if you are feeling sick.

Masks are Optional

While the listed areas are accessible for visitors to enjoy, services may be limited. The CDC has offered guidance to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. We will continue to monitor all park functions to ensure that visitors adhere to CDC guidance for mitigating risks associated with the transmission of COVID-19 and take any additional steps necessary to protect public health. Find more information about the National Park Service’s response and operations at

The Park will update the schedule as the status of sites change. Updates will be shared via the park website and social media channels. For more information, you can contact the park at this email address.

Last updated: May 13, 2024

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2 Marina Boulevard,
Building E, 2nd Floor

San Francisco, CA 94123


415 561-7000
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