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MCRD San Diego graduations are open to the public!
Click below to visit the Depot's website to learn more.

Code Talkers Platoon

Grad Photos and Grad Books

The MCRD Museum Foundation maintains a collection of platoon photos, composite photos, and platoon books. 

Founding Fathers

Our Mission

Learn more about our mission to provide an educational setting for Marines & recruits, support the Command, and serve as a bridge to the local community.

Museum and Foundaton Programs

Our Programs

The MCRD Command Museum provides free programming to school groups and scouting groups which teach Core Values in a historic setting. We also serve active duty, veterans, and families through outreach programs that strengthen our local community.

MCRD Museum Docents

Get Involved

Help preserve and perpetuate Marine Corps history. Become a member, volunteer, or donate today. If you enjoy Marine Corps history, you will be forever moved by this experience!

Recruit Gear

Show Your Pride

Shop for your USMC gear here! All proceeds directly support the Museum and its programs for Marines and veterans.

In order to get on the base for an event, we need the following information at least 12 days before the event. This form is only for those who are 18 and older and who do not already have base access. If you have questions about whether you already have base access, please contact the Base Visitor Center (Pass and ID) at (619) 524-4200 from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM. For all other questions pertaining to the event, please contact the MCRD Museum Foundation at (619) 524-4426. The information you provide will be submitted to the military police to conduct a background check in order to facilitate your entry to the base on the day and time of the event. Thank you!

For Drivers License or State ID, please enter the State. For Passports, Greencards or other, enter the country or agency that issued it.

Please bring TWO forms of government issued ID on the day of the event; including the one you gave information for above. You will not be able to get onto the base without it. On the day of the event, proceed to Gate 5 at the end of Washington St. Tell the gate guard that your name is on the list to attend the event and then you will need to show your valid, government issued IDs, and your current vehicle registration and insurance if asked for it. We look forward to seeing you there! Thank you!