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Nike Missile Site SF-88

Off Fort Barry Road, Mill Valley, CA
+1 415-331-1453
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An amazing tour!

If you are in the area during one of the days they have tours, go! You will not regret it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charity H
Lake Elsinore, California
Wow nukes 5miles from SF - must visit one of a kind

Really great guided tour - even my wife enjoyed it. Volunteers have restored this missle site... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Restored Nike missile launch site located in the de-classified Fort Barry in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
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Off Fort Barry Road, Mill Valley, CA
+1 415-331-1453
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in the area during one of the days they have tours, go! You will not regret it. Amazing insights into one of the little known elements of the Cold War, one that I knew nothing about. Our guide was very informative, it...More

Thank Charity H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great guided tour - even my wife enjoyed it. Volunteers have restored this missle site including the bunker which houses 5 missiles and a mechanical launch device that spits them out on the surface. Some great history - its a 1 of a kind...More

Thank angmohs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Nike defense system during the Cold War is a relatively unknown, yet important part of West Coast history. Time a visit to be there during a demonstration. The free tour goes underground into the missile storage bay, the NPS ranger brings an actual missile...More

Thank Ted B
Reviewed September 11, 2017

We wandered upon this after visiting the Marine Mammal Center and am glad we did. This place was really neat, and probably the most educational hour I have ever spent in a National Park. Our guide / ranger Al, was excellent and knew the history...More

Thank Donnie W
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

We visited the Nike Missile Museum just on the off chance and thoroughly enjoyed it. They do two tours a day (only certain days) and we had Al Blank who was very informative and very passionate. Best of all, the tour was free. I'd happily...More

Thank ben_1991
Reviewed August 20, 2017

We happened upon this place and caught up to a tour. The park ranger leading the tour was great- she took us down below to see the missiles on their rails, raised one up for us as if it were going to be launched, explained...More

Thank HoustonCouchPotatoes
Reviewed July 25, 2017

My family of four (kids aged 10 and 12) came here on a weekday afternoon in early July as we had some time to kill before our scheduled tour at the nearby Marine Mammal Center. Upon our arrival, we were happily surprised to find out...More

Thank dms666
Reviewed July 18, 2017

A one of a kind tour as its the only one open to the public and restored, the tour is great and the benefits of having veterans tell their stories makes it even better. The site would benefit greatly from increase funding, to make it...More

Thank rb123456789rb
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Others have accurately described how fascinating this site is. If you are lucky like we were, there will be a veteran there to enhance the experience of the excellent National Park guide. "Our" veteran had served this site as a teenager and was able to...More

Thank renbody
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Nike Missile Site was used during the war for, yep you guessed it, missile launch. The tour was very informative and eye opening, seeing analog devices for meters, reading, missiles and magazines. We went under the bunker where the magazines are stored. They demonstrated how...More

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Kenneth W
July 3, 2015|
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Response from edcetera | Reviewed this property |
The MUNI 76X line runs from downtown, across the GG Bridge and into the Marin headlands. The National Park Service also runs a shuttle bus through the park every 1/2 hour. Since you are there on the 2nd weekend (open... More