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20 Attractions to Explore Near USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum
USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum707 W Hornet Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA

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 Museum2.28 KMs away 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 Beach2.66 KMs away 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 Park3.29 KMs away 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 Park4.10 KMs away 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 House4.77 KMs away 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 Merritt5.02 KMs away 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.

The Cathedral of Christ the Light
The Cathedral of Christ the Light5.43 KMs away from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

The Cathedral of Christ the Light, also called Oakland Cathedral, is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland in Oakland, California. It is the seat of the Bishop of Oakland. Christ the Light, the first cathedral built entirely in the 21st century,

Children's Fairyland
Children's Fairyland5.47 KMs away from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

America's first storybook theme park, located on the shores of Lake Merritt in the heart of Oakland, California. it includes 10 acres of play sets, small rides, and animals. The park is also home to the Open Storybook Puppet Theater, the oldest continuously operating puppet theater in the United States.

Temple Sinai
Temple Sinai5.96 KMs away from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

Temple Sinai is a Reform synagogue located at 2808 Summit Street in Oakland, California. It is the oldest Jewish congregation in the East San Francisco Bay region.

San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge
San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge6.89 KMs away from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is the region's workhorse bridge, carrying more than a third of the traffic of all of the state-owned bridges combined. It is also a jewel along the San Francisco waterfront.

Morcom Rose Garden
Morcom Rose Garden7.21 KMs away from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

The Morcom Rose Garden is located in a residential neighborhood in Oakland. It has thousands of exotic roses and the Amphitheatre of Roses in the garden is an enchanting location for weddings, renewals, memorial celebrations and ceremonies. Visitors will see winding walkways, a reflecting pool, graceful stairways and fountain cascades.

Oracle Park
Oracle Park7.65 KMs away from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

Oracle Park is the home of the San Francisco Giants baseball team. The ballpark is located in the South of Market area at the corner of 3rd and King streets. Oracle Park also hosts other popular events, providing wonderful views and first-rate amenities to make any baseball game or event a memorable one. The stadium stands along the San Francisco Bay; the section of the bay beyond Oracle Park's right field wall is unofficially known as McCovey Cove.

Museum of Craft and Design
Museum of Craft and Design7.70 KMs away from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

The Museum of Craft and Design develops and presents engaging exhibitions and educational programs that explore and define the role of craft and design in our dynamically changing global culture, encouraging our audience to see the world differently.They introduce visitors to a broad range of artists and designers, and to the many approaches to creative expression in these fields. Education programs address a wide variety of topics.

Telegraph Avenue
Telegraph Avenue7.92 KMs away from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

A beautiful and busy street that begins, at its southernmost point, in the midst of the historic downtown district of Oakland, California, and ends, at its northernmost point, at the southern edge of the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley. This Avenue attracts a diverse audience of visitors, including college students, tourists, artists, street punks, eccentrics, and the homeless.

Piedmont Funeral Services and Mountain View Cemetery
Piedmont Funeral Services and Mountain View Cemetery8.31 KMs away from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

A rural cemetery in Oakland, Alameda County, California. It was established in 1863 by a group of East Bay pioneers under the California Rural Cemetery Act of 1859. Many of California's important historical figures, drawn by Olmsted's reputation, are buried here, and there are many grandiose crypts in tribute to the wealthy, especially along the ridge section with a view across the Bay to the San Francisco skyline, known as "Millionaires' Row".

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market8.39 KMs away from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

California's first certified farmers market operated by the nonprofit Foodwise. The market is widely acclaimed for both the quality and diversity of its fresh farm products, and artisan and prepared foods. The market provides a forum for people to learn about food and agriculture. Each week nearly 40,000 shoppers visit the farmers market.

Ferry Building
Ferry Building8.40 KMs away from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

The San Francisco Ferry Building is a terminal for ferries that travel across the San Francisco Bay, a food hall[3] and an office building. It is located on The Embarcadero in San Francisco, California and is served by Golden Gate Ferry and San Francisco Bay Ferry routes.On top of the building is a 245-foot-tall clock tower with four clock dials, each 22 feet in diameter, which can be seen from Market Street, a main thoroughfare of the city.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art8.78 KMs away from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

A modern art museum located in the heart of San Francisco. A nonprofit organization, SFMOMA holds an internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art, and was the first museum on the West Coast devoted solely to 20th-century art. The museum's current collection includes over 33,000 works of painting, sculpture, photography, architecture, design, and media arts and more.

Museum of the African Diaspora
Museum of the African Diaspora8.82 KMs away from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

The Museum of the African Diaspora occupies 20,000 Sq. Ft. on portions of three floors of the St. Regis Hotel and Residences designed by SOM. It holds exhibitions and presents artists exclusively of the African diaspora, one of only a few museums of its kind in the United States. It does not have a permanent collection and instead works directly with artists or independent curators when developing exhibitions.

California Historical Society
California Historical Society8.84 KMs away from USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum

California Historical Society inspires and empowers Californians to make the past a meaningful part of their contemporary lives. The Society maintains a collection of historical documents, photographs, art and other research materials, awards the annual California Historical Society Book Prize, and publishes California History, an academic journal, in association with the University of California Press.