<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


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 ...


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 ...


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

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New Member of the Fleet

New Member of the Fleet

June 2nd, 2016

The 11.5-foot model of the USS Nimitz is now on display in the Navy Hall![...]

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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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:

An early model of a purse seiner, the DEL RIO is a recent addition to the Museum collections. Read more ...

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