A Marine Corps History Museum in San Diego

community partners

Explore the cultural heritage organizations we partner with...

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...

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...

museum hours

boy scout workshop  registration closed

We're sorry, the workshop is completely filled! Email info@corpshistory.org to add your name to the workshop email list so you will get notification of our next workshop.


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

Education/Workshops: (619) 524-6038

Calling on a Saturday?  (619) 524-6720

Recruit Books:  (619) 524-6720

Main Line:  (619) 524-6719  NOTE: Please DO NOT call the Main Line for Scout Workshops


Historical Photos

The Museum Archives has 8,210 photos now digitized! They're free!

oral histories

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

volunteers needed

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

What's New at the museum?

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Virtual Tour of the museum

Want to learn more about the museum exhibits?  Check out our new virtual tour...

The MCRD Museum is closed to the Federal Government shutdown.  Please keep checking this site for information as to when the museum reopens.

the mcrd museum is closed due to the Federal Government shutdown.  keep checking this site for notice of when the museum reopens

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