Last updated: 8/23/2013
Vallejo, California
Street Address
734 Marin Street
Vallejo, CA 94590
Mailing Address
734 Marin Street
Vallejo, CA 94590
phone: 707-643-0077
e-mail: valmuse@pacbell.net
web: www.vallejomuseum.org
Hours
Tuesday - Saturday12 PM - 4 PM
Admissions
Adults: $5
Seniors (over 62): $3
Members: free
Students(12-17): $3
Children under 12: Free
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Staff
James E. Kern, Executive Director
phone: 707-643-0077
Description

The Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum preserves and exhibits the diverse and exciting history of the City of Vallejo and the former U.S. Naval Shipyard at Mare Island. The Museum is located in Vallejo's historic Old City Hall and features five galleries devoted to community and U.S. Navy history.

Additionally, the Museum sponsors educational and cultural programs that include group tours, concerts and recitals in our Heritage Chamber, lectures, audio-visual presentations, and others special events for the benefit of the community. The Museum occupies over 25,000 square feet and has exhibits that are maintained in five galleries and include selection from the permanent collection of the Museum, local private collections, traveling exhibitions, and borrowed artifacts from the extensive collection at Mare Island. A working submarine periscope is installed though the roof and gives a panoramic view of the City and Mare Island.

Mission

The mission of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum is to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of the City of Vallejo, Mare Island, and the surrounding region and to present exhibits and programs that explore and celebrate the diverse cultural traditions of the community.

Educational Programs

The Museum provides class field trip programs at no charge for groups that pre-schedule. To schedule a field trip, or to learn more, contact the Museum at (707) 643-0077.

Facilities

Auditoriums

Performance Areas

Governance

501(c)3 non-profit organization

Library

Access: General Public

Appointment required: Yes

Publications

ValMuse (bi-monthly newsletter)

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible

Parking

Restrooms

Services

Hold your next event at the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum

Hold your next event at the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum – a unique and beautiful location for dinners, receptions, meetings, community events, concerts and more!

The Hall of History : has accommodations for up to 160 for luncheons or dinners and up to 250 for other events. Tables, chairs, PA system and catering kitchen facilities are also available.

The Heritage Chamber: features theater style seating for up to 100 people, stage lighting, PA system, and a grand piano. A perfect venue for meetings, concerts or recitals.

Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

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