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Camp Roberts Historical Museum

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Interesting day trip from the SF Bay Area, or stopover point SF to LA.

Located right along Highway 101 north of Paso Robles, and a ways south of Salinas, this could be... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2018
JohnInItaly
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Santa Cruz, California
another item off my bucket list

One of my hobbies to take my US Navy Retirement flag and display it at historic and or military... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2017
s3production
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Whittier, California
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

Located right along Highway 101 north of Paso Robles, and a ways south of Salinas, this could be included with a larger tour of the Paso Robles wine region, Hearst Castle loop along Highway 1, or other itineraries. Do check the schedule prior to planning,...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2017

One of my hobbies to take my US Navy Retirement flag and display it at historic and or military sites today I got both if I was not on a timeline I could have spent the whole day there (maybe another trip) a little bit...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2017

Camp Roberts was one of the world's largest training sites when it opened in 1941. The base was transferred to the California Army National Guard in 1971, and it now features California's largest Army Museum including a small but impressive collection of armored vehicles. The...More

Thank Dave_in_Reno
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

The museum is only open two days, Thursday and Saturday. It is a very diverse collection of military equipment and local history. There are actually two separate buildings. The docents are very knowledgeable. There was a large group of unruly home school students and the...More

Thank CWFSantaCruz_CA
Reviewed August 1, 2016

We spent a whole Saturday morning here and could have spent longer if time hadn't been pressing. As stated by many reviewers below this museum is absolutely fantastic in the breadth and depth of material portrayed. Cannot recommend this highly enough for a visit -...More

1  Thank Simon H
Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Such a cool experience and place for adults and kids to see history and hands on it! Kids love going to the annex site where they can climb in tanks! Super nice care takers there to help! Great fun place to do a little birthday...More

1  Thank pinkkid
Reviewed February 12, 2016

Military museum on a huge army base. Lots of items from helicopters and tanks to medals and other small items. Very helpful volunteers with relevant experience.

Thank verity554
Reviewed September 10, 2015

As a sailor I served during a Vietnam raw. But my Dad was in the Army, serving during World War II in General Patton's 13th Armoured Division (Black cats) and trained here for 17 weeks. The museum is on this California National Guard Base. Open...More

1  Thank etweeden
Reviewed July 18, 2015

As the largest military museum in California - or so they told me - this is a great museum for military historians and also for everyone to get a picture and feeling of many historical events that are not covered in a the movie based...More

4  Thank CharleySays
Reviewed January 18, 2015

If you have any interest in military history starting with WWII, you will love this place. Well curated, well staffed, and the collection is very good. The annex with the vehicles is also a must see. You need to show ID, car registration and insurance...More

1  Thank M M
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