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Alameda Naval Air Museum

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Models models and more models.

We had not heard of this museum and just happened to see it open when we were driving by. Well... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2017
Alameda's Naval History

I think from a women's point of view the docent and the exhibits could use a little sprucing up. I... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2016
Santee, California
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

Stopped here on Veterans Day by chance when admission was free (usually $10 for adults) and they were serving free cookies and punch. While there are a few things outside (no aircraft, but a drop tank and a couple vehicles), the bulk of the museum's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

The former Military air travel terminal & waiting room for NAS Alameda houses an interesting museum for a variety of military and naval experiences. Life size changing exhibits show map rooms, hospital rooms, photos of of the Panama clipper ships, uniform displays. Great bar still...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Just to mention first, if you are only into looking at planes, then Pensacola would be a far better visit. But if you want to learn about the base, the history of NAS Alameda, the units that served there, their mission during WWII as the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

I must have driven by this place a million times and not noticed it until a friend came into town and wanted to go and visit. What a wealth of history there is in the building. It was really enlightening to see this collection of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Helen A
Reviewed September 19, 2017

We had not heard of this museum and just happened to see it open when we were driving by. Well worth the $7 admission. 2 stories of exhibits (sometimes 3 stories but the 3rd was closed during our visit) covering lots of aviation history, both...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We had the best time meeting with new groups and the history in this ship is just amazing, we did get a lot of EVPs and Orbs and actually sleeping on the ship was not bad at all loved it in fact we loved it...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

I think from a women's point of view the docent and the exhibits could use a little sprucing up. I suffered from allergies from the time I entered this museum. From a man's point of view this place is jam packed with military history, uniforms,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed December 6, 2015

This is a very small collection made up of mostly lesser items. You basically make one relatively small U in a room and that's it. Every museum has a certain amount of good stuff vs. filler but this one is mostly filler. Also, the guy...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank John W
Reviewed November 8, 2015

Like the title says, I'm a bit biased. I've been to several NAS museums and by far the best is Pensacola. this place can't hold a candle to it. To be fair, not many places can. There really isn't much here, but I go to...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed September 9, 2015

So many exhibits to see, not just Naval history but aviation history too. The volunteers are enthused in the work as well. I spent a couple of hours and didn't even see everything!

Date of experience: September 2015
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