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Hours and Directions to USS Pampanito and
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Map showing locations of the ships.

USS Pampanito Hours

Open year-round.
Pampanito is open to the public daily at 9:00 am. Please call (415) 775-1943 for closing times.
Self-guided tour, $3.00
Adults, $12.00
Children ages 6-12, $6.00
Children under 6 are free with an adult
Student, $8.00
Senior Citizens (over 62), $8.00
Active Duty Military with current ID, $6.00
HNSA, CAMM members are free.

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Hours

Visitor Center
(corner of Jefferson and Hyde Streets/499 Jefferson)
9:30am-5:30pm (June, July, August)
9:30am-5:00pm (September-May)
415-447-5000
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Days.

Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building (Maritime Museum)
(Foot of Polk Street/900 Beach Street)
The lobby and veranda are open everyday from 10:00am-4:00pm. The Aquatic Park Historic  District, which includes the Maritime Museum in the Bathhouse Building, recently underwent a multiyear rehabilitation and is currently hosting changing exhibits. Please call the Visitor Center information desk for updates, 415-561-7100.

Hyde Street Pier
(Foot of Hyde Street/2905 Hyde Street)
9:30am-5:30pm (last entry 5:00pm) (June, July, August)
9:30am-5:00pm (last entry 4:30pm) (September-May)
Ranger Office: 415-561-7169
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Days

Maritime Library
(Building E, Third Floor, Fort Mason Center)
The library is open by appointment only, Monday-Friday from 1-4:30pm. Please call 415-561-7030 to schedule and appointment or email the SF Maritime NHP Reference Staff. Closed most federal holidays.

 

Directions

Please note: Parking anywhere in San Francisco can be difficult. We recommend public transportation. (The Powell-Hyde Street Cable Car line starts at SF Maritime and the Powell-Mason Street line starts 3 blocks away from Pampanito -- and it's the best ride in town!) For information on MUNI bus, cable car and trolly routes phone 415-673-6864. For information on Bay Area Rapid Transit District's (BART) schedules and stations please visit their website.

Pampanito At Pier 45 in the center of Fisherman's Wharf.
Latitude: 37.809941, Longitude: -122.416395
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Hyde Street Pier
At the foot of Hyde street on Jefferson Street
Latitude: 37.8077036425, Longitude: -122.420758184
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Aquatic Park Bathouse Building (Maritime Museum)
At the foot of Polk Street on Beach Street
Latitude: 37.8063831026, Longitude: -122.423831447
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Library & Headquarters
Building E, Third Floor, Fort Mason Center
Latitude: 37.8068922478, Longitude: -122.430410158
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From the South Bay including the Airport: Take either 101 or 280 North. Take 101 North towards San Francisco. Continue on to 80 East towards Bay Bridge (do not cross Bay Bridge). Take the Mission Street exit, at the bottom of the ramp follow the bulk of the traffic going right on Mission, two blocks later again follow the bulk of the cars left on Van Ness, follow Van Ness (north) about 30 blocks.
To get to the Museum Building, turn right on North Point (east). Then turn left on Polk.
To get to Hyde Street Pier, turn right on North Point (east). Make a left on Leavenworth (north), then make a left on Jefferson (west).
To get to Pampanito, turn right on North Point (east). Make a left on Taylor (north). Pampanito is on the east side of Pier 45 Shed A.
To get to Library, turn left on Bay. Follow the flow of traffic right on Laguna. Again follow the flow of traffic as you must turn left on Marina. At the next light, which is Buchanan, turn right to enter the Lower Fort Mason parking area. Immediately turn right and continue through the gate. Building E is the farthest of the four 3-story buildings. The entrance is between midway along the east side of Building E (closest to Building D.)

From East Bay, take the Bay Bridge west to San Francisco. Take the first exit in San Francisco from either the left or right lanes (Fremont or Harrison). At the bottom of the ramp turn right (north). Turn left on to the Embarcadero.
To get to Pampanito, continue on the Embarcadero. Follow the flow of traffic past Pier 39 and on to Jefferson. Turn right on Taylor (north). Pampanito is on the east side of Pier 45 Shed A.
To get to Hyde Street Pier, continue on the Embarcadero. Follow the flow of traffic past Pier 39 and on to Jefferson street. Hyde Street Pier is about 5 blocks up on the right.
To get to the Museum Building, continue on the Embarcadero. Turn left on to North Point (east) and continue for about 10 blocks. Turn right on Polk.
To get to Library, continue on the Embarcadero. Turn left on to Bay (east). Continue on Bay about 15 blocks until you pass Upper Fort Mason on the right, Follow the flow of traffic right on to Laguna. Again follow the flow of traffic as you must turn left on Marina. At the next light, which is Buchanan, turn right to enter the Lower Fort Mason parking area. Immediately turn right and continue through the gate. Building E is the farthest of the four 3-story buildings. The entrance is between midway along the east side of Building E (closest to Building D.)

From North Bay, take the Golden Gate Bridge south to San Francisco.
To get to Pampanito, follow the signs for Lombard. Make a left on Van Ness (north). At North Point make a right (east). Make a left on Taylor (north). Pampanito is on the east side of Pier 45 Shed A.
To get to Hyde Street Pier, follow the signs for Lombard. Make a left on Van Ness (north). Turn right on North Point (east). Make a left on Leavenworth (north), then make a left on Jefferson (west).
To get to the Museum Building, follow the signs for Lombard. Make a left on Van Ness (north). Turn right on North Point (east). Then turn left on Polk.
To get to the Library, follow the signs for Marina Boulevard. Follow this around the Marina Green and the waterfront until the left hand turn across from the Safeway supermarket into the Lower Fort Mason parking area. Immediately turn right and continue through the gate. Building E is the farthest of the four 3-story buildings. The entrance is between midway along the side of the building closer to Building D.

Climate, Recommended Clothing

San Francisco can be foggy and windy at any time of the year. Visitors should wear layers since the climate can change very quickly. The Bay Area is known for its microclimates which can change dramatically from neighborhood to neighborhood. The warmest months tend to be September and October. November to April or May is considered the rainy season. The average annual temperature is 62.5F (16.9C).

Addresses:

Maritime Park Association
P.O. Box 470310
San Francisco, CA 94147-0310
Tel: (415) 561-6662
Fax: (415) 561-6660
Education Programs: (415) 292-6664
Maritime Store at Hyde Street Pier: (415) 775-2665
USS Pampanito: (415) 775-1943
Email the Association

San Francisco Maritime NHP
Building E, Fort Mason Center
San Francisco, CA 94123
Tel: (415) 561-7006
Fax: (415) 556-1624
Email: lynn_cullivan@nps.gov

 

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