Alameda Naval Air Museum is located at 2151 Ferry Point, Building #77, Alameda, CA 94501-5093 at Alameda Point near the former Seaplane lagoon. The prior gate location at Main and Appezzato parkway is now open and you will drive past the A-7 Corsair mounted in the median towards the lagoon. Drive straight through towards the lagoon, and follow it around to the right and you will see the Museum on your left! If you see Almanac Brewery, you went about 200 yards to far! These are new updated directions since the road has opened! (1 January 2021).
Open Saturday from 10:00am to 3:00pm. and open by appointment for GROUP TOURS of 10 people or more during the week. CROW’S NEST EVENTS available any day of the week. Additional archive hours are available, by appointment, Wednesdays noon to 4:00pm.
Call 510-522-4262 for more information. Admission is $10.00 (free for under twelve, and active or retired military in uniform or with ID, and for organized youth groups by appointment). Free Parking and Wheelchair Accessible.
From San Francisco: Take the Bay Bridge East, then follow the sign to “S. 880/ San Jose/ Alameda”. After 3 miles, take the “Broadway/ Alameda” exit, and merge into the right lane. Turn right at the light onto 5th St., and follow for 1 mile, merging into the left lane. Take “Webster Street Tube” into Alameda. Follow Webster St. to W. Atlantic Ave. (1st light), and turn right. Follow Ralph Appezzato Ave/Atlantic Ave. until you come to the lagoon and are forced to curve right. The museum will be on your left. Front entrance is through the gated sidewalk to blue steps.
From N. 880 (San Leandro, Hayward): Follow N. 880 to Oakland, and take the Broadway Exit. Turn right on Broadway (follow Alameda signs), right onto 7th, right onto Webster and through the Webster St. tunnel into Alameda. Follow S.F. directions from above.
From Orinda, Lafayette, Concord, Moraga: Get on Highway 24(west) to 980/880(Downtown Oakland). Exit on 12th street and go straight onto Brush. Go left on 5th st to the Alameda exit to go to Webster Tunnel.
Follow S.F. directions from above.
From San Francisco via the Alameda Oakland Ferry: Depart from either Fishermans Wharf (Pier 41) or the Ferry Building and take the AC Transit 50 bus across the base to the museum. Not a bad walk in the nice weather! About 1 mile.