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Maritime Museum of San Diego

San Diego, California

The Maritime Museum of San Diego restores, maintains, and operates historic vessels. The museum houses one of the world's finest collections of historic ships, including the world's oldest active ship—Star of India, built in 1863 and still sailing regularly. It offers exhibitions, research material, education programs, and events like the Pacific Heritage Tour and Festival of Sail. The museum collaborates with the Smithsonian on projects related to the rich tradition of maritime.