Note: As of September 2019, there is a lot of construction that will cause many to get lost. Simply find Almanac Brewery on base, and turn towards the lagoon where the large hangar is. We are here, we promise!
Alameda Naval Air Museum is located at 2151 Ferry Point Building #77, Alameda, at Alameda Point near the former Seaplane lagoon. Due to construction, the entrance at the East Gate on W. Atlantic will close as of June 26, 2018 for approximately 2 years. Signs will direct you to turn RIGHT on MAIN St. if approaching from Appezzato Parkway. Then turn left on TRIDENT and cross Ferry Point into the parking area in front of Wrightspeed at Hangar 41. Our museum is just to the left.
Open Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am to 4:00pm. 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 Atlantic Ave. for 1 mile to MAIN ST. TURN RT then first LEFT on TRIDENT. Continue to end, cross Ferry Pt. into parking area at Hangar 41 and China Clipper Mural. #77 is on the 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.