<b>Team Ferry</b> - The Ferry transporting cars and passengers across the Main Channel. <b>Municipal Ferry Building</b> - The Ferry Building, Main Channel and Terminal Island. <b>Ace and the Islander</b> - Two ferries in Los Angeles Harbor. <b>Islander</b> - Heading to our dock on a five-minute trip across the Main Channel. Fishing Boats Tied up by Cannery, Terminal Island

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Discover the history of Los Angeles Harbor on land or at sea. Our hardworking harbor tug ANGELS GATE provides educational tours while our historic museum building houses fascinating exhibits, a research library, a ham radio station, and a gift shop. Read more ...

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Our enthusiastic guides will help you learn how the harbor grew from a lonely mudflat to a hub of international trade. School tours and group tours for all ages are offered year-round. Read more ...

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The Museum’s art and artifact collections inspire discovery of the history of the Port of Los Angeles. Read more ...

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Maritime History in 60 Seconds!

Maritime History in 60 Seconds!

September 11th, 2017

"Maritime Minutes" are 60-second features highlighting aspects of Port of Los Angeles history.  Narrated by Museum Director, Marifrances Trivelli, and produced by the Port of Los Angeles.  [...]

Schedule a School Tour Today!

Schedule a School Tour Today!

September 11th, 2017

Educational tours are free for grades K-12, but reservations are required. Follow this link for more information and book your tour today! [...]

Jewelry from the Sea

Jewelry from the Sea

December 10th, 2014

Museum members receive discounts on all Sea Chest purchases. All proceeds from the shop support the Museum's educational programs and exhibits.[...]

Museum Receives Maritime Heritage Grant From US Park Service

Museum Receives Maritime Heritage Grant From US Park Service

September 7th, 2014

The National Park Service has awarded the Friends of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum a Maritime Heritage Grant of $40,000 to create an interpretive master plan for the historic harbor tug ANGELS GATE.[...]

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Upcoming Events

San Salvador Makes Historic Visit to Los Angeles!

October 6-11, 2017 - SAN SALVADOR, the fully rigged replica of the first European ship to sail up the California coast in 1542, will visit the Los Angeles Maritime Museum October 6-11. more

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From the Collection

Did you know that (like most museums) the L.A. Maritime Museum can only exhibit a fraction of its artifacts at one time? Here are some highlights from the Museum's collection:

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