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

museum hours

Open Monday - Saturday

Closed Sundays & Federal Holidays


Regular Hours:  8 AM to 4 PM  (Tue - Sat)

Monday Hours:  8 AM to 3 PM


Note:  The MCRD Museum will be closed on Thursday, 27 November in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday.  The Museum will be OPEN on Fri., 28 November from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM  and Sat., 29 November from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 


The MCRD Museum is closed on some Saturdays and Holidays throughout the year. Please access the link below for a list of the museum closed days in 2014.

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


 WE have a winner!

The winner of the $100 Gift Card to the Girl Scout Shop Online is... 

Interns wanted

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

new mcrd exhibit

From Presidio to Pacific Powerhouse opened 25 April...

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...

LEGO Build a Success

A free LEGO Build at the Museum in honor of the 4th of July...

 and the winner is...

The winner of the $100 MCX Gift Card is...