Category: California

Aviation Museums in California

Below is a list of all aviation and aerospace museums we've visited in California. Which one is your favorite? You can comment on and rate museums at the end of each post. Click here to view all museums on an interactive map.

USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum

On October 17th, 1998, CV-12 was opened to the public as the USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum in Alameda, California. It is permanently moored at the same Pier 3 where CV-8 was docked while loading Doolittle’s B-25s on April 1st, 1942.

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Oakland Aviation Museum

The Oakland Aviation Museum occupies a hangar of the former Boeing School of Aeronautics which initially trained civilian pilots and then aircraft mechanics for the Army Air Corps and Navy during World War II.

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March Field Air Museum

The March Field Air Museum, located along the Interstate 215 on the west side of the March Air Reserve Base near Riverside, California, displays one of the largest collections of military aircraft on the West Coast.

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