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The Headquarters at Seaport

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Used to be the Downtown Police Headquarter Bldg - The Headquarters at Seaport

We went to Seaport Village and also the Headquarters at Seaport. It was fun to see the area and... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
Fremont, California
Great For Kids and Adults!...And, FREE!

I like free fun...don't you? Doesn't everyone? It is amazing to me how fast SD has reinvented... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2017
Pasadena, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a well developed concept. There is a Police Museum with a 2 story jail and a history of photos. Top notch restaurants are located here including smaller shops - try the Gelateria. Seems like a great hang out at night. Will try that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ntrekker
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Very cool shopping and restaurant spot near the harbor. This was the San Diego Police Headquarters from the 40’s. Neat little museum complete with jail cells and mug shots!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mikeywwes
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

What a quaint little open air market offering a range of nice shops and hip restaurants. Skip the original Seaport Village next door and spend your time roaming around here instead. This used to be police headquarters years ago and was re-purposed into an outdoor...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maps18631
Reviewed June 29, 2018

We went to Seaport Village and also the Headquarters at Seaport. It was fun to see the area and buildings. The headquarters used to be the Downtown Police Headquarters.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mini
Reviewed June 5, 2018

After walking through Seaport Village, we wandered across the street to look around. There is not much here in this open courtyard outlet; a few specialty stores mixed in with restaurants. As for restaurants there is a Mexican restaurant, Cheesecake Factory, poke restaurant, seafood restaurant...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bottomshelfhockey
Reviewed April 30, 2018

The Headquarters at Seaport used to be Downtown Police Headquarters...you can even look at some old police items and history. The fun is the food. Delicious and interesting dishes are served at the restaurants here. Sure, go over to Seaport village but when you get...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Donna W
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

Mall with nicer restaurants. A bit interesting given its police headquarters history. Better than seaport village next door.

Date of experience: January 2018
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

This place is the old San Diego Police Headquarters that has been converted to a small outdoor shopping/restaurant area. There are several unique boutique/clothing/gift shops as well as three major restaurants: Seasons 52, Puestos and Cheesecake Factory. They have an amazing gelato/sorbetto shop and Starbucks...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mer1001
Reviewed December 27, 2017

I like free fun...don't you? Doesn't everyone? It is amazing to me how fast SD has reinvented itself...to think that less than 30 years ago, what is now an array of wonderful shops and restaurants (including Cheesecake Factory and Starbucks) was the headquarters for a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank HappyTraveler0109
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Hidden away is this small historic monument to the San Diego police we found it as it is next to the public conveniences. The cell block has a cell you can enter. Get your photo taken in front of the suspect board. Only takes about...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank HelenaL305
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