Visitor Info

Visitor Information

USS Hornet Museum
707 W Hornet Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
Phone: (510) 521-8448

Hours & Rates – Hours & Admission Prices – open daily, 10:00am – 5:00pm; closed New Year’s, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Days

DISCOUNTED GENERAL ADMISSION DEAL COUPONS [such as Groupon, etc] are valid ONLY for general admission (excluding Federal holidays) to the Museum during regular museum hours, 10:00am-5:00pm. They cannot be used as payment for any group or individual tour, any overnight experience, or any special event (public or private) or program that is available for purchase on the USS Hornet Museum.

Before traveling to the museum to redeem your coupon, please check our Upcoming Events Calendar for special events that occur during regular museum hours at which such coupons are NOT valid. Full admission prices will be charged if you choose to attend, and any coupons presented will be returned for use on another day.

Any requests for a coupon refund must be made directly to the organization who issued the coupon and from whom you purchased it. Coupons are NOT redeemable for cash nor credit at the museum.

For your safety and the security of the Museum, ALL BAGS larger than 12” x 8” x 12” are NOT permitted. This includes backpacks, camera bags, tote bags, diaper bags, ladies purses, etc. Visitors will be asked to return backpacks and large bags to their vehicle. To accommodate visitors arriving by public transportation, there is a limited supply of rentable lockers. Please note: for safety reasons, backpack-style infant carriers are also not permitted.

PLEASE NOTE: The ship does NOT have an ATM machine onboard.

Tour Tips – to ensure a great experience for the whole family, review our list of visitor tips

Accessibility – wheelchairs and strollers

How to Get Here:

By Car – driving directions and maps; we have free parking

By Public Transportation – arrive by sea, rail, or bus; includes customized “trip planner”

Flight Simulator – experience the thrill of being launched from the flight deck of an aircraft carrier

Bay Area Attractions – a list of museums, restaurants, and hotels

Copyright ©1999-2015 USS Hornet Museum - The Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation is a 501c3 Non-Profit Corporation - Contributions are tax-deductible.