Events & Programs

Our Programs and Educational Opportunities

Events Calendar


Starting on Wednesday, June 25, 2014- September  @ 9:30 am & 11:00:Youth Paddle Boarding Clinic

AGES: 8 -14 YRS

Participants will learn about local history, ecology and safe use of stand up paddleboards. Each class launches from Commons Beach in Tahoe City. Paddleboards, paddles, and life jackets provided. Please wear appropriate water attire, including shoes.

Days / Dates / Times:
Session #1: Jun 25 – Jul 23; Weds; 9:30am
Session #2: Jun 25 – Jul 23; Weds; 11am
Session #3: Jul 30 – Aug 21; Weds; 9:30amtmm youth sup
Session #4: Jul 30 – Aug 21; Weds; 11am
Session #5: Sept 6 – 27; Sat; 9:30am
Session #6: Sept 6 – 27; Sat; 11am

Sessions #1 – #4: Res $50 / Non-res $55
Sessions #5 -#6: Res $40 / Non-res $45

Location: Commons Beach

Register now through the Tahoe City Public Utility District at;

Coming this Winter: D-I-Y Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP)  Build Classes

Build your own 12′ 6″ or 14′ Kaholo wooden SUP Board

Design it your way!!!

Gray Whale Sup Board Gray Whale Sup 2


**If you are interested in building your own wooden SUP board this Winter; email Museum Educator: Anton Kushlan, for more information at

More 2014 events will be added to the calendar shortly.

Fore more information, please call 530-525-9253 or email

All events are open to the public unless noted as Friends of the Museum or Members Only.
General admission fees apply; Activities with ($) have an additional expense.

Annex Open Houses

The majority of our boat collection is housed at our Truckee Annex. In the summer months we host Open Houses at the Annex so the public can view the rest of the collection. Special arrangements for a tour of the Annex can be arranged for groups of 10 or
more, summer only.annex photo

Truckee annex will no longer be open this Summer. Check back for our updates on our next open house in our new warehouse.

Ride Boat

This year our featured in-water ride boat is Star Dust. Starting for the first time this summer, our ride boat program will be open to the public; 20 minute rides in a beautifully restored 27′, 1934 custom Chris-Craft. Adults $25, and kids under 12 yrs $15. Reservations required: (530) 525-9253 Ext. 100

As a $100 museum member and up benefit, you can ride Star Dust. If you would like to become a member and receive this and many other great benefits, Please contact the museum.

Public Programs

Tahoe Maritime Museum is committed to providing the local community with events that educate and inspire interest in the lake and its wonderful history. Keep checking back for more events being posted throughout the summer.

Special Group Tours

Groups can of 10 (max 20) or more can book a tour of the museum.