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Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum

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Address: 734 Marin St, Vallejo, CA 94590-5992
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+1 707-643-0077
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 16:00

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Although I was there for an event held in another part of the buildings beautiful architecture. I was able to spend some time in the Museum bookstore with it's many intriguing... read more

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Thomas P
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Vallejo, California
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Vallejo, California
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I was there for an event held in another part of the buildings beautiful architecture. I was able to spend some time in the Museum bookstore with it's many intriguing offerings, and knowledgeable staff. I look forward to seeing the entire museum in the near future.

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Thank Thomas P
Vallejo, California
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The museum is well laid out, has interesting displays and historic stories that anyone interested in the Navy would find enjoyable. While not large, it is a pleasant walk through interesting events of the past. Located in lovely old town Vallejo, it can be part of a great day in this historic waterfront environment.

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Thank Maggie6207
Vallejo, California, United States
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

We go here 3-4 times a year to see what is new. Excellent facility. Like the periscope from a WWII submarine at the top. You can see Golden Gate bridge on a clear day. It's fun.

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Thank John R
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

One of those quaint local history museums that relies on volunteers. The kids will love the periscope.

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Thank John F
North Bay Area, CA
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

Attended Christmas Party luncheon. I was very impressed with the history and research available right here.

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Thank A-Happy-Bride
Vallejo, California
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

A very good collection with interesting variety, there is a strong connection to Vallejo and it's history.

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Benicia, California
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

Not only is this building historical in this special city named after Gen. Vallejo....it hosts art and treasures from 1849. On rare occasions they also house theatre productions.

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Thank 481elly
Vallejo, California
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

The Naval & Historical Museum is located on Marin St. in the second location of the Vallejo City Hall and Police Station. The book store has a lot of material about the history of Vallejo and also about General Vallejo and Mare Island. There's a submarine periscope going through the roof allowing you to look around the city and the... More 

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Thank Chip C
Missoula
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

I like the personal touch they did for you we asked a question and they show us picture about submarine being launch from mare island

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Thank Carol P
Sun Lakes, Arizona
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158 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 24 December 2014

Family member told me about this place in downtown Vallejo, CA. We used their facilities to host my 94 yr old mother's Celebration of Life, after she went to be with God and Jesus. They did a fantastic job, and it was "over the top", from what I had expected.

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