SS Jeremiah O'Brien, San Francisco

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Learn a bit of military history by exploring SS Jeremiah O'Brien, one of nearly 7,000 ships that stormed Normandy on D-Day. Located on San Francisco's popular waterfront, this historic ship is one of the city's premiere attractions. Though 2,710 Liberty vessels were built during the war, this is one of only two fully functional ships still in existence. Hop aboard this living museum for a glimpse into the life of a wartime sailor. Explore the space and learn about the war through informative displays at this National Historic Landmark. Take a look at our San Francisco vacation planner to schedule your visit to SS Jeremiah O'Brien and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • WWII ship inside the Pier 45, meet the history for off site if you want to you can make a tour, pays the part!
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  • SS Jeremiah O’Brien, a Liberty ship built during World War II, is a historic gem not to be missed. Now docked in San Francisco at Pier 45, she is a rare survivor of the 6,939-ship armada that stormed ...  more »
  • I have been on the SS Jeremiah O'Brien several times over the years and I never cease to be fascinated with the ship. Over the holidays, my daughter was in town so my wife and I took her and her boyfr...  more »
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  • It was so much fun taking the kids through the different corridors and spaces. A lot of history in there. There was even a cute gift shop inside. It was amazing to climb to the top and see San Francisco from that view. Breathtaking. Really helps you appreciate what you have and what it took to make it all happen.
  • This was so neat and the kids loved it. I love that we can go on to this ship and really see what life at sea looks like. We walked the entire ship from top to bottom and enjoyed every minute of it. They give you a little background in the ship’s history so you understand what you are aboard. So cool!
  • Super interesting museum. The volunteers who run the place are incredibly friendly and knowledgeable. The information in presented is a very accessible format. You can even manipulate one of the big guns. To really see it, you need at least an hour.
  • They do cruises during memorial day and I'm October. It's one of 3 remaining liberty ships left from world war two. And it's fully original and operational. During the cruises they offer love music free drinks and food. And you can go anywhere you want on the ship during the cruise. Even the engine room. They last 4-6 hours typically in the Pacific ocean. Only 100 something per ticket. Highly recommend it
  • The boat is in great shape and I thoroughly enjoyed the self tour. There was an engineer in the bottom of the engine room that did a great job explaining how things worked. You could tell that he loved the ship.
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