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

Main Line:  (619) 524-6719 

Education/Workshops: (619) 524-6038

GI FILM festival

San Diego's GI Film Festival is almost here!

Museum closed dates

Saturday 03 September

Monday 05 September

Tuesday 13 September

Saturday 08 October

Saturday 10 October

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oral histories

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

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...


A Marine Corps History Museum in San Diego

community partners

Explore the cultural heritage organizations we partner with...

volunteers needed

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

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...

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New World War II Exhibit

Preview our new exhibit about the Marine Corps Women's Reserve...

Hours of Operation

Mondays       8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tue - Sat       8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

The Museum is closed on all Sundays, Federal Holidays, and some Saturdays.

The MCRD Museum will be closed Saturday 02 Sep through Monday 5 Sep in observance of the Labor Day Holiday

Interns wanted

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

Visiting information

What's New at the museum?

Historical Photos

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