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Address: 1001 Addor St, Building 100, Located off Base, Port Hueneme, CA 93041
Phone Number: +1 805-982-5165
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Navy Memorabila

The museum has pictures of Seabees at work. It has all the emblems for the different battalions that have existed on base. A great place to learn the history of the Seabees.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2016
Becky B
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Port Hueneme

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Port Hueneme
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The museum has pictures of Seabees at work. It has all the emblems for the different battalions that have existed on base. A great place to learn the history of the Seabees.

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Port Hueneme, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I loved the place, in a Seabee myself so seeing the heritage and how they came about along with naval history... Well it was amazing and the staff their is great and knowledgeable. Looking to go back and see it again some time soon. Great for family and friends and anyone you want to bring along.

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San Leandro, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

I went to this museum because my husband remembered the older facility. We were disappointed that we could not proceed to the exhibit because there was a ceremony over this 911 weekend. We were able to go to the gift shop and buy a couple of Seabee souvenirs. This museum have photos and tools Seabees used. This museum doesn't educate... More 

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Lacey, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Great collection of historical artefacts. Seabees are just full of accomplishments. You must have a federal Identification in order to enter base. It is free of charge!

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This was a pleasant surprise. First off it is free, although we did make a donation. Second, everything is well marked and displayed. I didn't ask but it seemed pretty new. It seemed very much like a professional place, I was expecting something like a dusty little local museum. I'd highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This museum tell the story of the Navy Sea Bees from their formation during WWII to the present. The exhibits are interesting and give a good explanation of the importance of their work. Give yourself at least two hours to go through the place. It helps to have a navy veteran with you when you try to enter the base.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

FREE ! Most places would charge for a museum of this caliber. The building is new and the are still in the process of putting together some permanent exhibits, but what they have so for is impressive. We never really think about how the airstrip appeared in the middle east, or who built the South Pole Scientific station. After seeing... More 

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Banning, Ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

History of the Seebee starting with naval construction in the 1700s to the formation of the Seebee force during WWII and on. Familiar with Pacific exploits but did not understand their role in Europe. Very interesting with a better understanding of what has been accomplished since WWII. Worth your time. Before entering main base , turn right past pass building... More 

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Westville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

I got a personal tour by my Seabee son. It is an awesome museum! Lots of interactive displays for the kids to do "Hands on Role Play!"

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Thank M A
Port Hueneme, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Outstanding collection of Seabee/Navy memorabilia. You get a real sense of the hardships and the celebrations of gone by eras. Real equipment, autos/trucks, history, souvenirs. Takes you back to how things were done, how things were built, and how the men and women of the Navy lived in past times.Touches your heart. Very interesting, a must see. Supported by the... More 

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