Alameda Naval Air Museum

Come and see the history in your own backyard — at the Alameda Naval Air Museum in Alameda, California.

Our museum is home to a unique collection of artifacts and exhibits emphasizing the role of the Alameda Naval Air Station in the defense of our nation and as an integral part of the local community for over 50 years.

We are open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Call us at (510) 522-4262 for more information.

Christmas Party!
Sunday, December 7th from 1:00pm - 4:00pm 

The joint Christmas party for members of the Commemorative Air Force and Alameda Naval Air Museum will be held in the Crows Nest at the Museum. The meal will be served around 2:00pm. Please bring a dish that will feed 5 to 6 people.

 
Veterans Appreciation Month
November 2014 is Veterans Appreciation Month at the Alameda Naval Air Museum with free admission for all veterans.
 
New Base Historical Map Available!
All text & photos are from the Combined Specific Buildings Survey and Evaluation Report/Cold War Era Historic Resources Survey and Evaluation Report by JRP Historical Consulting LLC (August 2010) unless otherwise noted.

See our new map at The NAS Alameda Map Project, compiled by ETC Josh Price, U.S. Coast Guard.

 
Annual Museum Membership Drive
If you enjoy our website or visits to the Alameda Naval Air Museum, perhaps you'd like to help by becoming a museum member. Our Annual Membership Drive is now underway with a 2014 goal of 175 NEW MEMBERS. For just $35.00 per year you can help us continue to preserve the rich aviation and naval history of NAS Alameda and Alameda Point. For more information, visit How to Get Involved. Don't wait, please join us today!
 
NAS Alameda Book
The museum has teamed up with Arcadia Publishing to create a book in their Images of America series titled "Alameda Naval Air Station". The book is available for purchase at the Museum Gift Shop, online, and through select retailers. Click here to order!
 
Subjects Needed for Veterans History Project Interviews
Are you a U.S. military veteran who served during WWII, the Korean War, Viet Nam, or perhaps at NAS Alameda? If you are, or you know of a family member or friend who did, we would like to capture your story on video tape for permanent archive at the U.S. Library of Congress. For more information, please see our Veterans History Project page.
 
In the News

Sunday, October 5th, 2014 the Alameda Naval Air Museum hosted the East Bay Collector Car and Parts Swap Meet.

Sunday, February 10th, 2013 Friends and Guests of the museum attended the 2013 Annual General Membership and had the opportunity to hear our plan for strengthening our current position, building for a sustainable future, and expanding our mission to preserve the history of NAS Alameda and Alameda Point.

Saturday, November 12th, 2011 the Alameda Naval Air Museum held a special Open House featuring live demonstrations by the US Navy and Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security crews and their vessels. Museum staff, including history re-enactors, were on hand to guide guests through the museum through three floors of exhibits. Films were shown throughout the day in the Mayor Chuck Corica Ready Room, and visitors learned about the world's first transpacific flight in ANAM's China Clipper Hall.

April 18, 2011 marked the 69th year since Alameda native, General Jimmy Doolittle along with 79 crew members and 16 Army B-25 bombers loaded on the USS Hornet CV-8 sailed from Alameda to attack the homeland of Japan during the early days of WW2 (see Doolittle Raid).

To commemorate this anniversary, the Alameda Naval Museum displayed items of history relating to that event including Photos, News Clippings, Models, Vintage Vehicles, and the Living History Group. Also the film "30 Seconds Over Tokyo" was shown in our Ready Room.