marine corps recruit depot san diego

mcrd museum

Education/Workshops: (619) 524-6038
Calling on a Saturday?  (619) 524-6720

Recruit Books:  (619) 524-6720
Main Line:  (619) 524-6719 

DO NOT call the Main Line for Scout Workshops

Virtual Tour of the museum

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

Normal Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

The MCRD Museum will be closed

Saturday 1 Sep through monday 3 Sep

in observance of the labor day holiday

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



Historical Photos

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

upcoming closures

Saturday 1 September

Monday 3 September

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!...


museum hours

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