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Oakland Aviation Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

8252 Earhart Rd, Oakland, CA 94621, USA

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About Oakland Aviation Museum

Oakland Aviation Museum, formerly called Western Aerospace Museum, was founded in 1981 as a non-profit organization operating an aviation museum located at North Field of Oakland International Airport in Oakland, California. It has over 30 vintage and modern airplanes, both civilian and military, and other displays that highlight noted aviators and innovators.


Attractions Near Oakland Aviation Museum

Oakland Arena
Oakland Arena2.09km from Oakland Aviation Museum

This is an indoor arena located in Oakland California. The arena was the home of the Golden State Warriors from 1971 to 2019. It is often referred to as the Oakland Coliseum Arena as it is located adjacent to Oakland Coliseum. Oakland Arena seats 19,596 fans for basketball.

Oakland Zoo
Oakland Zoo6.16km from Oakland Aviation Museum

A majestic zoo, which is home to over 375 animals from 125 different species living in lush, naturalistic settings. The collection is organized in biomes, geographic regions that represent the ecosystem of that area. From Africa, to Asia, to Australia, to California 1820 Region.It's recognized for its outstanding animal care, particularly its elephant care program, and for its Leed-certified, 17,000 square foot, state-of-the-art veterinary hospital.

Mills College Art Museum
Mills College Art Museum6.18km from Oakland Aviation Museum

A majestic museum, which is home to the largest permanent collection of any liberal arts college in the West. Through innovative exhibitions, programs, and collections, the museum engages and inspires the intellectual and creative life of the Mills community as well as the diverse audiences of the Bay Area and beyond.

Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach
Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach6.49km from Oakland Aviation Museum

Crown Memorial State Beach is a state park in the city of Alameda. It is operated by East Bay Regional Parks District. The park's Crab Cove Visitor Center, at the north end of the beach, features exhibits about the marine life environment of San Francisco Bay, the history of Alameda, and the importance of the Bay. There is an 800-gallon aquarium system with interactive stations for viewing sea creatures up close.

Pacific Pinball Museum
Pacific Pinball Museum7.22km from Oakland Aviation Museum

The Pacific Pinball Museum is an interactive space offering a chronological and historical display of rare bagatelles and early pinball games in addition to over 90 playable pinball machines ranging in era from the 1940s to present day located on Webster Street in Alameda, CA. There are hand-painted murals, vintage Jukeboxes, educational handouts and rotating focused exhibits. There are also provisions for field-trips, self guided tours.

Shoreline Park
Shoreline Park7.34km from Oakland Aviation Museum

Middle Harbor Shoreline Park is located on San Francisco Bay and the Port of Oakland entrance channel. The park entrance is at the intersection of 7th and Middle Harbor Streets. It is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to dusk.

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