Learn a bit of military history by exploring SS Jeremiah O'Brien, one of nearly 7,000 ships that stormed Normandy on D-Day. Located on San Francisco's popular waterfront, this historic ship is one of the city's premiere attractions. Though 2,710 Liberty vessels were built during the war, this is one of only two fully functional ships still in existence. Hop aboard this living museum for a glimpse into the life of a wartime sailor. Explore the space and learn about the war through informative displays at this National Historic Landmark. Take a look at our San Francisco vacation planner to schedule your visit to SS Jeremiah O'Brien and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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SS Jeremiah O'Brien Reviews
My family and I found the Jeremiah O’Brien self-guided tour interesting and fun. You are free to explore the entire working ship. It was amazing to me that this WWII liberty ship still takes around 4-... more »
The Jeremiah O.'Brien is a WW2 Victory ship that was actually at Normandy France during the invasion of Europe on D Day . She is fully restored complete with armament which she carried in WW2. She has... more »
Take the time to visit one of the last two working Liberty Ships in the world. Great views of the bay and city. Ship is generally staffed with ex U.S. Sailors who served on similar ships. There is an impressive tour that takes you into the engine room. It's worth it for that along. Educational and fun for all ages. Kids can climb up into the gun batteries. If you found this helpful please click the link below. Thank you.
Amazing old World War 2 ship, got a whole history lesson from a veteran of the war himself, James. He’s 92 and volunteers his time to teach people about the history of the boat and he knows his stuff. What an incredible man. Got to walk around the entire ship myself and see some really cool stuff, even the engine room which I’m pretty sure I wasn’t supposed to be in I got into some places that seemed pretty closed off (my fault) still was an incredible day haha
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