Great collection of ships From the haunted Star of India to a cold war Russian submarine Well worth the entrance fee
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Interesting collection of ships, from sail to submarines. The ship used in "Master and Commander" is there along with a Soviet missile boat and the USS Dolphin. Merchant ships also represented. Nice museum
Was looking for a special experience to celebrate husband’s upcoming midFebruary birthday when I saw an ad for San Diego Bay Sweetheart Sail aboard the San Salvador. Now this was a unique experience sailing aboard a 16th century Spanish galleon!! The volunteer crew of about...More
The mix of historic and replica vessels makes it hard to leave MMSD with an overall big picture that the museum is trying to convey. Nonetheless, they have some interesting ships, and if you get out on the water in one of their vessels, whether...More
We got the combination tiicket for whale watching/ sailing on the schooner "America" and museum entry. The sailing/ whale watching was a once in a lifetime experience. Saw plenty of whales and enjoyed being out on the sea in the sun. The captain and his...More
The main displays are on an old ferry. There are models of ships named San Diego as well as others. The engine room of the ferry is on display. There are also 3 sailing ships, and 2 submarines that can be toured.
Great Museum if you are a fan of nautical history, or just want to learn a little more about it. Exhibits are well done and informative. There is some restoration going on of several of the ships, but that did not disrupt our tour.
Very varied and interesting ships, boats and subs. Employees were full of knowledge and happy to share when asked! :) Great military discounts. Need to wear good shoes as the ladders can get slick. Also, some maneuvering is required to get thru the Russian sub.
I enjoyed every bit of it. Ancient sail ships to submarines. My favorite is the Russian submarine captured during the cold war with the enacted incident of launching a nuclear warhead. Admire the hero who saved millions of lives. Experience the limited space in a...More
Very nice place to visit, this promise all guest an unforgetable experience. Highly recommend it, love it