Museums in Vallejo, CA

Find museums in Vallejo, CA. Listings include Mare Island Museum, Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, Mare Island Naval Shipyard Fire Department and Museum, USS LCS-102, OOAK Barbies and Ethnic Notions Fine Art Gallery & Bookstore. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

  • 07/13/20
    The Brown Water Navy in California Displayed in front of Mare Island Museum is a boat with shark’s teeth painted on its front. It quickly catches the eye of young boys especially, and usually their ...
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  • 07/10/20
    Port Chicago Becomes Laboratory According to David Caul of Napa, a researcher, writer and specialist on the Manhattan Project, there was an unexpected consequence to the explosion at Port Chicago...
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  • 07/06/20
    Murphy's Law Murphy's law is an adage that states "Anything that can go wrong will go wrong." Brendan Riley chronicles a classic example from the early twentieth century. The protected cruiser tha...
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  • 07/03/20
    Happy 4th of July Ballistic Missile Submarines under construction firing water slugs on the waterfront at Mare Island Naval Shipyard. Come visit Mare Island’s newest monument to the workers and sail...
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  • 06/29/20
    Amazing Journey Walk into Mare Island’s Alden Park and on the northwest edge of the park behind a bench you will find an old anchor surrounded by holly. The story of that anchor’s trip to this restin...
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  • 06/26/20
    Turning Point On March 9, 1933 San Francisco’s namesake and the second heavy cruiser to be built at Mare Island slid down the building ways. Champagne was not available due to the Prohibition, so she...
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  • 06/22/20
    Solano Chronicles By Brendan Riley The list of controversial Old South monuments removed around the nation – a list that’s expanding following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis -- includ...
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  • 06/19/20
    Ivy Bells Beginning in the 1970’s until its closure in 1996 Mare Island was home to one of the most highly classified and important programs in the history of US Military and the National Security Age...
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