USS Hornet Museum

Alameda

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Aircraft carrier that served in World War II & Apollo recovery holds four levels of ship quarters, exhibits & panoramic views of bay

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Promotional value expires Aug 30, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Limit 5 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Not valid for special events, holiday events, or Living Ship Day. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

History tends to repeat itself, which means there’s a good chance you’ll get run over by another war elephant. Admire what history has taught us thus far with this Groupon.

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  • $15 for admission for two (up to a $30 value)
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USS Hornet Museum

Standing sentinel after clocking significant time in World War II and assisting with the recovery of Apollo 11 and 12 space-shuttle crews, the USS Hornet now serves as an anchored museum where naval enthusiasts and curious citizens can wander her decks to gain insight into her past military duties on the high seas. The aircraft carrier is comprised of four levels of historical eye-candy, mixing curated exhibits with actual ship quarters such as the captain's bridge and in-port cabins. Visitors roam the ship during self-guided tours, which are often injected with wisdom from available docents or chatty seagulls. Sites include the island and navigation bridge, where the helmsman directed the ship and where the admiral conducted operations with his task force, as well as the hangar deck, with access to the ship's panoramic fantail view of San Francisco.

Customer Reviews

3614 Ratings

This is a wonderful place! Historical, educational. This was a great deal, wish they'd bring it back - we live here but really love to visit the Hornet and take our guests there. Big thumbs up! :)
Susan P. · August 19, 2016
Very fun to explore and learn
Tyler G. · July 30, 2016
Great piece of history. Great guided tour.
Barry N. · June 2, 2016
Merchant Location Map
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    Alameda

    707 W Hornet Ave

    Pier 3

    Alameda, CA 94501

    +15105218448

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