San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is located in San Francisco, California, United States. The park includes a fleet of historic vessels, a visitor center, a maritime museum, and a library/research facility.

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Aquatic Park Historic District

Aquatic Park Historic District

0.16km from San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Aquatic Park Historic District is a National Historic Landmark and building complex on the San Francisco Bay waterfront within San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. The district includes a beach, bathhouse, municipal pier, restrooms, concessions stand, stadia, and two speaker towers.

Cartoon Art Museum

Cartoon Art Museum

0.26km from San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

The Cartoon Art Museum is a California art museum that specializes in the art of comics and cartoons. It is the only museum in the Western United States dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of all forms of cartoon art. The permanent collection features some 7,000 pieces as of 2015, including original animation cels, comic book pages and sculptures.

Ghirardelli Marketplace at Ghirardelli Square

Ghirardelli Marketplace at Ghirardelli Square

0.27km from San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

A majestic public square with shops and restaurants and a 5-star hotel in the Marina area of San Francisco, California. A portion of the area was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982 as Pioneer Woolen Mills and D. Ghirardelli Company. ​​​​​​​The square once featured over 40 specialty shops and restaurants. Some of the original shops and restaurants still occupy the square.

Hyde Street Pier

Hyde Street Pier

0.28km from San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Hyde Street Pier is home to the fleet of historic landmark vessels in the collection of the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, which is a unit of the National Park System. For a modest admission fee, visitors can board this fleet of turn-of-century historic ships.

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

0.44km from San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area is one of the largest urban national parks in the world. The total park area is 75,398 acres of land and water. Approximately 28 miles of coastline lie within its boundaries. It is nearly two and one-half times the size of San Francisco.The park is as diverse as it is expansive; it contains famous tourist attractions such as Muir Woods National Monument, Alcatraz, and the Presidio of San Francisco.

Fisherman's Wharf

Fisherman's Wharf

0.57km from San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

One of the popular tourist attractions in San Francisco. It roughly encompasses the northern waterfront area of San Francisco from Ghirardelli Square or Van Ness Avenue east to Pier 35 or Kearny Street. It is one of the busiest and well-known tourist attractions in the western United States. Other tourist attractions at the wharf include museums, souvenir stores, historical buildings, scenic vistas over the Bay and the famous sea lions at Pier 39.

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For more information about San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Francisco_Maritime_National_Historical_Park

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