community partners

Explore the cultural heritage organizations we partner with...

volunteers needed

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

Interns wanted

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

CONTACT INFOrmation

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...

What's New at the museum?

A Marine Corps History Museum in San Diego

marine corps recruit depot san diego

mcrd museum

The MCRD Museum will be closed from Saturday, 5 Sep through Monday 7 Sep in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.

museum closed days 2015

Saturday, September 5th

Monday, September 7th
Monday, October 12th
Thursday, November 26th
Friday, December 25th
Saturday, December 26th

hours of operation

Mondays       8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Tue - Sat       8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


The MCRD Museum is closed on Sundays &  most Federal Holidays

oral histories

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

grenada exhibit

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

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...

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

Visiting information

New macro artifact

The Museum just acquired a 122mm D74 artillery piece...