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Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

8th Street, Otis Dr, Alameda, CA 94501, USA

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About Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach

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.


Attractions Near Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach

Pacific Pinball Museum
Pacific Pinball Museum0.87km from Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach

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 Park1.92km from Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach

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.

USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum
USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum2.66km from Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach

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.

Camron-Stanford House
Camron-Stanford House4.02km from Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach

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 Merritt4.1km from Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach

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.

Children's Fairyland
Children's Fairyland4.84km from Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach

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.

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