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Saturday, May 4, 2024 Anytime today! — We need your help!

Alameda Naval Air Museum needs your help!  We need funds, we need someone that could fix and paint the front of our facade, and we need someone that can be at the front counter to greet visitors every Saturday (and Wednesday!).  Unlike the USS Midway in San Diego where there is a  huge active duty […]

Saturday, June 24, 2023 — Electrify Expo – June 24 & 25

This Saturday and Sunday the North America’s #1 Electric Vehicle Festival will be held on the taxiway ramp directly in front of the museum!  It looks like a big event. The entire ramp is fenced off, semi-trucks are dropping off pallets of stuff daily and a lot of name brand car trailers are showing up. […]

Saturday, July 23, 2022 1200 noon until 1245 — When Giants Ruled the Skies!

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 […]

Sunday, December 12, 2021 1100 A.M. to 4:00 PM — Christmas Wonderland Event

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” ! […]

Sunday, December 5, 2021 Noon to 3:00 PM — Pearl Harbor Remembrance

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 […]

Sunday, November 21, 2021 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM — Pan Am China Clipper 86th Anniversary Celebration

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 […]

Thursday, November 18, 2021 1600-2100 — Champion for Cures and Care – ALS Fundraiser

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.

Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:00 P.M. — Know your Burial Benefits!

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 […]

Thursday, May 20, 2021 0800 — #Vietnam War Unknown Soldier candidate arrives aboard the USS Brewton (DE-1086) from Pearl Harbor – 37th anniversary

“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 […]