lamm los angeles maritime museum library resourcesResearch questions can be directed to and 310-548-7618 ext. 215.

The Los Angeles Maritime Museum Research Library is home to books, photos, and archival collections that focus on the history of the Port of Los Angeles.

Subject areas include shipbuilding, fishing & canning industry, organized labor history, commercial diving, U.S. Navy, merchant shipping, yachting, and local San Pedro history.

Book borrowing privileges are limited to Museum members and volunteers.

Please review our Reading Room Policies before visiting.

Select finding aids can be found on the Online Archive of California (OAC).

Our searchable Online Collection includes thousands of historic photos.

Learn how to donate books, photos and other research materials to the library HERE.