Events & Ship Rentals

/Events & Ship Rentals

Museum Events

The USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum offers a wide variety of family and community events for you to experience throughout the year—see our Event Calendar for the next upcoming Museum events! If you prefer something a bit more intimate or unusual, we invite Museum guests to explore the depths of the ship in one of our Special Tour options.

Upcoming Major Hornet Fundraising Events


Pearl Harbor 77th Anniversary Ceremony

New Year’s Eve Big Band Dance Gala

An Unforgettable Event Venue

Need a unique venue for 3 or 3,000? Host your next event on board the historic aircraft carrier USS Hornet. Located only minutes from San Francisco by ferry or coach, the USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum has a variety of spaces perfect for meetings, banquets, trade shows, product launches, team-building activities, and more! Our one-of-a-kind venue delivers events that are memorable and unique, with smaller rooms are available for more intimate banquets and parties. We also provide complimentary parking for over 500 vehicles.

Whatever your event needs are, you can realize them here at the USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum.

For more information or to make arrangements for a site visit, contact our Events Department. We’d be pleased to introduce you to this historic ship.

Phone: (510) 521-8448 x211
Fax: (510) 521-8457

ACHF Preferred Vendors are recommended to help insure that events held on the premises will be a positive experience. Working with an ACHF Preferred Vendor will assure the client of receiving the highest quality of food and/or service.

Ship Rental Possibilities

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Film & TV Location Rentals

We offer an authentically restored WWII & Apollo recovery aircraft carrier with the ability to rent any part of the ship for exclusive use. Located on SF Bay, only 20 minutes from downtown SF and 15 minutes from the Oakland Airport.

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Military Ceremonies

The USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum is proud to support the United States Armed Forces by making available event space rentals for many different military ceremonies.

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Galas & Presentations

Whether showcasing a new product, hosting a gala, or dance, we have everything you need to make the event a memorable one!  Lighting and decoration can elevate the Hangar Deck into a sensational venue for both formal and casual events!

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Boarding Parties & Kid's Birthday Parties

Host your group’s next party aboard the USS Hornet Museum and make it an experience they’ll never forget! Our Boarding Party packages come with everything you need for a memorable celebration. All you need is the guest list!

*Youth birthday options are for kids turning 7 years or older*