Whale Fiesta (CANCELLED)

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium 3720 Stephen M White Dr, San Pedro, CA, United States

--CANCELLED-- The Maritime Museum staff and volunteers will be on site to help celebrate the migration of the Pacific gray whale and the beginning of whale watching season. Enjoy a family day filled with activities and exhibits for all including games, arts and crafts, puppet shows, food and gift vendors, marine awareness organizations, guest lecturers... Read More

Free

Sail Along Craft Pick-Up

Point Fermin Lighthouse 807 W Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro, CA, United States

Pick up a FREE nautical craft kit at the Point Fermin Lighthouse! Registration is now closed. How will this work? Since the Los Angeles Maritime Museum is under construction, you will pick up a craft kit at the Point Fermin Lighthouse to take home on April 16. Share the completed crafts with us on social... Read More

Free

Presentation by Mark Rozelle: “Beside the LA River”

Torrance Historical Society 1345 Post Ave, Torrance, CA, United States

After author Mark Rozelle discovered his grandmother’s archives containing hundreds of photographs, documents, and ephemera, he spent over a decade researching the history of his family who lived on a 114-acre ranch along the Los Angeles River.  Learn how the Rozelles overcame droughts, floods, earthquakes, and the Great Depression, as the river brought them both... Read More

Free

Free Harbor Boat Tours

Los Angeles Maritime Museum Berth 84, Foot of 6th St., San Pedro, CA, United States

The Port of Los Angeles will offer free harbor boat tours of Los Angeles Harbor on Saturday, July 30. Tours will depart every 30 minutes from the Los Angeles Maritime Museum beginning at 10:30 a.m. with the last tour departing at 3 p.m.   Reservations are not required. Tours will be available on a first-come,... Read More

Free

Smithsonian Museum Day

Los Angeles Maritime Museum Berth 84, Foot of 6th St., San Pedro, CA, United States

Smithsonian Museum Day invites visitors to enjoy a variety of museums for free.  Click here to reserve a ticket to visit the Los Angeles Maritime Museum for FREE on Saturday, September 17.

FREE

Archives Bazaar

Doheny Memorial Library USC University Park Campus, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Visit our booth at the 17th-annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar! Experience the diversity of stories that make Southern California such a place of discovery. At the Los Angeles Archives Bazaar, presented by L.A. as Subject and the USC Libraries, anyone with an interest in the region’s history will find something of value. A broad array... Read More

Free

Presentation by Olaf Engvig – Author of “The Ships That Built the West”

Los Angeles Maritime Museum Berth 84, Foot of 6th St., San Pedro, CA, United States

Maritime historian, boat builder, author and sailor Olaf Engvig introduces the history of the “Scandinavian Navy”, its impact on the U.S. lumber trade, and his 30-year fight against vandals and bureaucracy to save one of the last lumber schooners. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum.... Read More

Free

Doors Open Peninsula

June 17, 2023 will mark 100 years to the day that a real estate rally was held in Malaga Cove to entice potential buyers to purchase property on the Peninsula. The rally launched the modern-day Peninsula development and put Palos Verdes on the map as one of the nation’s first planned communities. The LA Maritime... Read More

FREE

Maritime Merriment | follow the link to purchase tickets

Los Angeles Maritime Museum Berth 84, Foot of 6th St., San Pedro, CA, United States

You are invited to experience "Maritime Merriment" on Saturday, December 2 at 5pm.  Enjoy the holiday tree lighting and boat parade in the comfort of the museum.  Free cookies and hot chocolate will be served. Presale tickets available at this Eventbrite link.

$10

Annual Lego Shipbuilding Contest

Los Angeles Maritime Museum Berth 84, Foot of 6th St., San Pedro, CA, United States

The Lego Shipbuilding Contest in Back! Learn more on the Event Page.

Free

LA Fleet Week

Fleet Week is the annual celebration of our nation’s Sea Services. Held over Memorial Day weekend, Fleet week includes tours of active duty military ships, demonstrations, live entertainment, and a STEM expo. Special Hours: Open Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th (Noon - 5:00 pm)

Free