Jim Kern:, Museum Director
Vallejo and Mare Island History
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 an excellent view of the City and Mare Island .
The Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum building was originally
The Museum welcomes volunteers.
Call 707-643-0077 for more information
734 Marin Street, Vallejo, Ca 94590
Telephone: (707) 643-0077
Museum Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 12:00 to 4:00
Research Library Hours: by appointment only
Admission Fees: $5 adults; $3 seniors & students; children under 12 free
Museum Board of Directors
Lloyd Chan, President
Robert E. Luna, Vice President
Kelly Trujillo, Secretary
Donald Hill, Treasurer
Michael S. Turrini
Jim Kern, Executive Director
Omar La Torre, Program Assistant
Janet Southard, Secretary
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