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

upcoming museum closures

Saturday 29 September

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

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!

free boy scout merit badge workshop  15 September 2018

Register here for our FREE Boy Scout Merit Badge Workshop!

the mcrd museum will be closed saturday 29 september

We will be working at the Miramar Air Show

Come see us!

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