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USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

707 W Hornet Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA

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About USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

This is a museum ship, located on the southernmost pier of the former Naval Air Station Alameda in Alameda, California. The museum is composed of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet . exhibits from the NASA Apollo Moon exploration missions, and several retired aircraft from the Second World War and the transonic and early supersonic jet propulsion period and more are there.

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Pacific Pinball Museum
Pacific Pinball Museum2.28km from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space 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.

Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach
Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach2.66km from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space 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.

Shoreline Park
Shoreline Park3.29km from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space 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.

Middle Harbor Shoreline Park
Middle Harbor Shoreline Park4.1km from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

Middle Harbor Shoreline Park is a new 38-acre complex adjacent to the existing Port View Park. The park provides a special place for learning about the history and maritime activities of the area and an opportunity for viewing shoreline wildlife in native habitats. There is an amphitheater overlooking San Francisco Bay where live entertainment performs. There is also a viewing area for observing the super-Panamax cranes in operation at the adjacent Hanjin Terminal.

Camron-Stanford House
Camron-Stanford House4.77km from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

The Camron-Stanford House is the last of the beautiful 19th century mansions that once surrounded Lake Merritt and was the home to five influential families before becoming the first museum in the City of Oakland. The home was built in 1876, and its first occupants were William Walker Camron and his wife, Alice.

Lake Merritt
Lake Merritt5.02km from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

One of the unique urban spaces in the United States. It is historically significant as the United States' first official wildlife refuge, designated in 1870, and has been listed as a National Historic Landmark. It is surrounded by parkland and city neighborhoods. It features grassy shores, several artificial islands intended as bird refuges and an interpretive center called the Rotary Nature Center at Lakeside Park. It has a boating center where sailboats, canoes and rowboats can be rented.

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