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U.S. Navy Seabee Museum

3201 N. Ventura Road, Naval Base Ventura County PH, Building 100, Port Hueneme, CA 93041
+1 805-982-5165
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Small but awesome.

The museum may be small, but there is much to see and learn here. Some do not know the the CB's are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Russell R
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Exceptional opportunity to learn about Seabee history an often overlooked part often Navy.

This is the only actual museum focused on the Seabee's and their history. The museum display's are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charles700
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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The mission of the U.S. Navy Seabee Museum is to select, collect, preserve and display historic material relating to the history of the Naval Construction Force, better known as the Seabees. The mission of the U.S. Navy Seabee Museum is to select, collect, preserve and display historic material relating to the history of the Naval Construction Force, better known as the Seabees. In January will be the first of many new and exciting programs such as an education initiative creating new curricula, lecture series, family day activities, and other fun family events. In addition to the new galleries opening, a youth orientated STEM Center (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math.)
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3201 N. Ventura Road, Naval Base Ventura County PH, Building 100, Port Hueneme, CA 93041
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum may be small, but there is much to see and learn here. Some do not know the the CB's are the next to go into a war zone when a area has been cleared of enemy soldiers to set up runways, buildings, roads...More

Thank Russell R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the only actual museum focused on the Seabee's and their history. The museum display's are well very well structured and thus provide a real learning experience. Did you ever wonder what element of the military built and maintained the roads, airfields, barracks and...More

Thank Charles700
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unsung heroes is an over used phrase, but it absolutely applies to the Seabees. The museum does an outstanding job of covering its 70 year history. There were so many operations the Seabees were in and I had no idea. As a small example, I...More

Thank George A R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tells the story of an amazing, often unsung group of people who are often the first ashore; who build, recover, transform nothing into forward bases. It overs from WW2 to current including humanitarian deployments. Most of the displays require reading or an adult to...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Nice Historical Museum about the US Navy Seabees at the entrance to VCNB. This Museum traces the history of the Seabees from their inception to the present focusing on the combat and humanitarian mission of the Seabees.

Thank Tisayak
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Since moving to California in 1997, have visited with my husband, a Vietnam era veteran Seabee, many times. It was a place of pride where he met others who understood the attachment he felt to the base and the Seabees. The museum has evolved very...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Our visit to this museum was very worthwhile, interesting and educational. We learned all about Seabees from a very knowledgeable docent who had been a Seabee for 30 years and has been a volunteer for many years since then. There were many interesting exhibits as...More

Thank Denise G
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived about 45 minutes before closing but decided to check it because it's free (donate what you like on your way out). We found it very interesting and informative. We actually coyld have used another hour or so but enjoyed our visit with the...More

1  Thank la123brat
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We dropped by the museum during a day off from work. The guy on the front desk was very informative and personable. The whole exhibition is well laid out and gave a real sense of value to the work of the guys and gals of...More

2  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I was in the US Navy Seabees, but was trained and stationed at the Seabee Base in Gulfport, Mississippi. I was driving through California, and had the opportunity to visit and stay on the Seabee base in Port Hueneme. That of course, included a long...More

4  Thank Marc C
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Robert H
3 July 2015|
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Response from Bob D | Reviewed this property |
Ditto the two other comments. The parking lot was not overly large so maneuvering might be an issue but without many vehicles it may be ok
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