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June 2019

New Terminal Islanders Exhibit Opens!

June 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Los Angeles Maritime Museum, Berth 84, Foot of 6th St.
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
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August 2019

L.A. Fleet Week is August 30 – September 2

August 30, 2019 - September 2, 2019
Los Angeles Maritime Museum, Berth 84, Foot of 6th St.
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
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LA Fleet Week san pedro los angeles maritime museum

Don’t miss the annual salute to America’s Sea Services!  Admission to Fleet Week is free, and includes tours of active duty military ships, displays and equipment demonstrations, live entertainment, flyovers and much more!  Be sure to stop by the Museum’s booth in the STEM Expo Hall to enjoy free and fun activities while you wait for your ship tour to begin.  For more information, visit www.lafleetweek.com

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September 2019

Smithsonian Museum Day

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Los Angeles Maritime Museum, Berth 84, Foot of 6th St.
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
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Smithsonian Museum Day

Smithsonian Museum Day invites visitors to enjoy a variety of museums at free or reduced prices.  Click here to reserve a ticket to visit the Los Angeles Maritime Museum for free on Saturday, September 21.

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October 2019

Torrance Business Showcase

October 30, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach, 3635 Fashion Way
Torrance, CA 90503 United States
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Free

Don't miss the annual Business Showcase and Mega Mixer hosted by the Torrance Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, October 30th.  Stop by the Maritime Museum's table and pick up passes for free museum admission as well as some nautical Halloween Treats.

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December 2019

Museum Store Sunday

December 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Los Angeles Maritime Museum, Berth 84, Foot of 6th St.
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States

On Sunday, December 1, from 10am - 4pm, the Los Angeles Maritime Museum's Sea Chest Museum Shop will join more than 1,200 Museum Stores representing all 50 states, 15 countries and four continents by celebrating Museum Store Sunday.  Be sure to stop by the Sea Chest to finish your holiday shopping and enjoy special discounts while supporting your favorite Maritime Museum!

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April 2020

CANCELED: “Whale of a Day” Celebration

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Point Vicente Interpretive Center, 31501 Palos Verdes Dr W
Rancho Palos Verdes, California 90275
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Free

This annual event will return Saturday, April 10, 2021. Stay Tuned! Visit the Museum's booth during the annual "Whale of a Day" Celebration at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center. "Whale of a Day" is a festival celebrating the migration of the Pacific Gray Whale from its summer feeding grounds in the Bering and Chuchki Seas in Alaska to the winter breeding and calving grounds in Baja California.  There are activities for children ~ face painting, children's crafts, small children's games…

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May 2020

CANCELED: Torrance Armed Forces Day 5k For Freedom

May 16 @ 8:00 am
Del Amo Fashion Center, 3525 W Carson St
Torrance, CA 90503 United States
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Free

This year's event has been canceled. The Armed Forces Day 5K Race is an annual Torrance Tradition!  Join the 61st annual celebration of our nation’s military.  Be sure to stop by the Expo Area after the race and visit the Museum’s Outreach Booth.  Entrance to the Expo is free, for information on registering for the race visit Torrance5k.com

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June 2020

CANCELED: Drum Barracks Civil War Technology Fair

June 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Drum Barracks, 1052 N Banning Blvd
Wilmington, CA 90744 United States
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Free

This year's Tech Fair has been canceled due to COVID-19. You will be amazed at the science and technology of the 19th century!  Wet-plate photography, the telegraph, iron clad ships and submarines are just some of the innovations you can explore at the Drum Barracks Civil War Technology Fair.  The Maritime Museum will be offering displays and information about maritime technology during the Civil War Era. 

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August 2020

POSTPONED Exhibit Opening: “Wilmington Transportation Company”

August 1 @ 10:00 am
The Banning Museum, 401 East M St
Wilmington, CA 90744 United States
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Free

Details on the rescheduling of this event will be shared as soon as possible. A new exhibit presented by the Los Angeles Maritime Museum chronicling the early years of the Wilmington Transportation Company. Founded by the Banning Brothers in 1884, “WT” operated in the port of Los Angeles for over a century, carrying passengers and cargo between Wilmington and Catalina Island.  Learn how the Banning family popularized Catalina as a vacation destination and how a devastating fire helped bring about…

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September 2020

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

September 12 @ 1:00 pm
Malaga Cove Library — Gallery Room, 2400 Vía Campesina
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274 United States
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Free

This event will be rescheduled for a future date. 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 with grant funding from the office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn. Engvig's book may…

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