marine corps recruit depot san diego

mcrd museum

New World War II Exhibit

Join us on 17 Sep for an open house of our new MCWR exhibit...

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, most Federal Holidays, and certain Saturdays preceding holidays.

The Museum will be OPEN this Veteran's Day, Friday November 11th.

Museum closed dates

Saturday 08 October

Saturday 10 October

workshop registration

Register your Scout for our free Boy Scout Merit Badge Workshop on 24 Sep...

Historical Photos

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

san diego  GI FIlm festival

The San Diego GI Film Festival is this week! ...

uss indianapolis: The LEgacy

Join us for a free screening,  Q&A with the director and survivors on 15 Sep ...

oral histories

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

community partners

Explore the cultural heritage organizations we partner with...

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...

volunteers needed

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

Interns wanted

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

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


Visiting 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