mcrd museum

marine corps recruit depot san diego

A Marine Corps History Museum in San Diego

What's New at the museum?

mcrd museum reference center

Photographs, maps, manuscripts, and more are in the MCRD Museum Reference Center. No cost!  Access by appointment.  Explore our Reference Center materials...

Visiting information

CONTACT INFOrmation

MCRD Museum

Day Hall, Building. 26

Located on the Historic

Marine Corps Recruit Depot


Mail:  1600 Henderson Ave., Ste 112

San Diego, CA 92140-5000

(619) 524-6719  www.usmchistory.org

Interns wanted

The Museum is looking for college students to intern with us...

volunteers needed

Help us with exhibits, tours, cataloging, and more!...

mcrd museum education program

The MCRD Museum offers free tours, classes, and curricula.  Staff can also travel to local schools and classrooms.  Explore our free programming...

community partners

Explore the cultural heritage organizations we partner with...

battle color ceremony

Check back for info. about the upcoming March ceremony...

grenada exhibit

Visit the new exhibit on the Marines' 1983 intervention in Grenada

oral histories

Contact us if you know of a candidate for us to interview...

mcrd museum hours

Every other Monday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Tuesday - Saturday  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Special Hours

Saturday, March 14th 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Monday, March 23rd  8:00 AM to 2:30 PM

MCRD Museum Closed Dates 2015

Monday, May 25th

Friday, July 3rd

Monday, September 7th

Monday, October 12th

Thursday, November 26th

Friday, December 25th

Saturday, December 26th


Museum construction

The  Museum will be OPEN during construction from 16 Mar - 31 Aug...