WHEN GIANTS RULED THE SKY A 45 minute talk about the true but little-known story of the USS Macon (ZRS-5), a U.S. Navy Zeppelin that was not only the world’s largest, most expensive, most technologically advanced aircraft at the time, but a flying aircraft carrier designed to prevent a surprise attack by Japan against Pearl […]
Come join us this weekend on Sunday from 1100 in the morning to 4 PM as we have the newly completed Christmas Train on the 3rd floor (Elevator accessible) and Santa Claus is due to make an appearance! If all goes well we will have the Dancing Christmas Trees and decoration to the “hilt” ! […]
Come join us for a special free viewing of “TORA TORA TORA” as actors are in period uniforms of the time, December 7, 1941 and view history in the lens of Alameda. NAS Alameda was a jump off point for the Doolittle raiders on Tokyo, and where many of the ships, planes and personnel came […]
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-china-clipper-86th-anniversary-of-first-flight-tickets-200549357527 The China Clipper – 86th Anniversary of First Flight You are invited to join a select group of “passengers” to board Pan Am’s China Clipper on its first flight across the Pacific in 1935. 2:00 p.m. Preboarding – enjoy small bites and a hosted beer and wine bar […]
The Museum was host to a outstanding fundraiser for the support of ALS. If you remember the Ice Bucket Challenge from a few years ago, we still have a long way to go. Very successful event and utilized the museums “Crows Nest” and third deck for a great evening together.
Did you know your status as a U.S. Armed Forces veteran qualifies your for special burial benefits? Veterans, you’re invited to a complimentary meal and burial benefits seminar. Discover what iscovered, what’s not, and what memorial options will best honor your service. Veterans Memorial Program is not affiliated with the VA. Space is Limited, RSVP […]
“Today we commemorate the 37th anniversary of the arrival of the #VietnamWar Unknown Soldier candidate aboard USS Brewton (DE-1086) from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, at the former Naval Air Station Alameda. The Vietnam Unknown Soldier selected would ultimately be interred at @Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., on May 28, 1984. This year marks the centennial of […]
The Society of the Honor Guard Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (SHGTUS) Centennial Committee is proud to announce the continuation of one of the key projects of the Centennial (TUS100) as we approach the 100th Anniversary of the burial of an Unknown American Soldier who fought and died in World War I, and is buried […]
Save the date! We are looking at May 08 (Saturday) to hold a Swap Meet – Car Show to support the Museum! With the shutdown over this past year we need you to come and set up! Watch this site for more information as the shutdown plays out in 2021!
Check back often for details of a wonderful month of December with Christmas decorations and the largest Winter wonderland train you have ever seen! Many holidays were spent away from families by members of the military. The United States Navy and the sailors from NAS Alameda were no exception. Travel back in time as we […]