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The Maritime Museum of San Diego is offering a unique opportunity to spend a night aboard the 1863 bark Star of India. Although you don't technically leave the dock, you'll embark on an imaginary voyage to relive the lives and times of the many emigrant passengers in the Great Age of Sail. Instructors will be in character and in costume, teaching various activities such as moving cargo and raising sails. Please keep in mind that the accommodations are also 19th century and can be likened to a camping trip. For example, you will be sleeping on the ‘tween decks (below the upper, open deck) in your sleeping bag, and while there are toilets there are no showers.
You will see areas of the ship that are closed to the public and get a taste of what life at sea might have been like in the 19th century.