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Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Amazing history right in my own backyard

If you are traveling to the San Francisco Bay Area, don’t miss the opportunity to come to the East... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richmond, California
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Nice place to visit and very informative speaker. Tells you a lot about how the Bay Area was... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Castro Valley, California
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1401 Marina Way S, Suite B, Richmond, CA 94804-3723
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are traveling to the San Francisco Bay Area, don’t miss the opportunity to come to the East Bay and visit this historic WWII memorial. Plan your visit ahead of time to hear Ranger Betty Soskin tell her story of life and times during...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Nice place to visit and very informative speaker. Tells you a lot about how the Bay Area was involved in the war effort.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank daplumaman
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

What an amazing tribute to our Rosie's. This is a great way to teach the younger generations of what these awesome ladies did to help win WWII, and how these women opened doors for all of us women to do the work we want to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jo Ann R
Reviewed 12 October 2018

What an amazing part of history in a small museum. This is something for all ages. FREE entrance and even has a little gift shop for souvenirs. You actually can get the feeling of what they did and it is not exhausting to walk through...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JoyY573
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

For our last day in the Bay Area my sister recommended a visit to this museum. With free entrance, one can enjoy a leisurely wander thru the exhibits and the short films about Richmond’s war effort and stories of World War II in general. Quite...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 594gwenw
Reviewed 24 September 2018

A small museum, so it's not exhausting, and there is plenty of time to see all the exhibits and take in at least one of the films. Fascinating history, both about WWII and the local area. Great vegan friendly restaurant just a few steps away.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marsha G
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I've visited multiple times and would go again!! It's great for families with young kids as well as teens and also just for adults. The exhibits and films are engaging and really paint the picture of what life in the US, west coast and Richmond...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank misslee134
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome museum where you learn about the role of women on the home front during WWII as well as how the war impacted the town of Richmond where different groups of people all converged at this crucial point in American history. Apparently there are Rosies...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank duranie4life
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Real nice place . Very tranquil. Learned a lot about the history that took place here. Very informative.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank denonmember
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We were in San Francisco for a few days and in looking for attractions around the city I found the Rosie the Riveter / World War II Home Front National Historic Park. I knew a little bit of the story of the women who stepped...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from goofeey | Reviewed this property |
Hi...yes I think they would be. Contact the National Park Service there. Here is the phone # advertised on their site. 510) 232-5050 Ext 0 I hope this helps.