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Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum

734 Marin St, Vallejo, CA 94590-5992
+1 707-643-0077
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Excellent museum for Vallejo's history

This museum is housed in the old town hall. One gallery provides a history of the area. It is... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
James H
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Liberty, Missouri, United States
Unexpectedly fascinating.

Well worth the visit. Quiet and thoughtful exposition of a small town with a great past. A great... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
john592
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London, United Kingdom
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734 Marin St, Vallejo, CA 94590-5992
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

This museum is housed in the old town hall. One gallery provides a history of the area. It is concentrated mainly in the 1900s, but it does have some exhibits from an earlier period. This gallery also has a sports hall of fame for Vallejo....More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Well worth the visit. Quiet and thoughtful exposition of a small town with a great past. A great welcome too. The ferry ride from San Francisco was all part of the excursion.

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

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...More

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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...More

1  Thank Maggie6207
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Reviewed 26 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.

1  Thank John R
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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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Reviewed 11 January 2016

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

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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.

1  Thank Rich M
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Reviewed 28 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.

Thank 481elly
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Reviewed 10 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...More

Thank Chip C
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