Kids' Parties

Ship Rental for Kids' Parties

Boarding Parties for Kids

Come aboard HORNET for a day of celebration and fun. Celebrate a child’s birthday or have a team party aboard an aircraft carrier!

The USS Hornet Museum is sure to provide an unforgettable experience for your group:

  • Celebrate your party in our historic Crew’s Mess.
  • Get up close to amazing aircraft including an F-14 Tomcat, F-8 Crusader, S-2 Tracker, FJ Fury, A-4 Skyhawk, a variety of helicopters, and an authentic Apollo Capsule.
  • Stand on the Flight Deck and sense the thrill of aircraft being launched.
  • Climb to the Navigation Bridge and stand at the helm where captains bravely commanded the 900-foot, 41,600-ton ship.
  • Walk through Officers’ Quarters, Crew’s Berthing, Medical Spaces, and other areas while imagining what life was like on a floating city.

Guests receive:

  • Admission to the Museum
  • Exclusive use of CPO Lounge for three (3) hours
  • 1-hour guided tour tailored to your group’s interest
  • Option to add catered lunch*

* Catering is available for an additional fee; inquire about menu options. PLEASE NOTE: Decorations are NOT provided!

The guest of honor receives:

  •  Personalized military-style “Dog Tag”


$25.00 per person, minimum 10 guests. Coupons and other discounts may NOT be applied to Boarding Parties. Advance payment is required at least two weeks prior to the event date.

Information and Reservations

Call (510) 521-8448 x 224 or download Boarding Party Information Packet

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