• Port Chicago Naval Magazine. Design: Luther Bailey

    Port Chicago Naval Magazine

    National Memorial California

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    Port Chicago Naval Magazine NM is closed to the public by the US Army from April 16 - May 21, 2014. There are no tours available until May 22, 2014.

Contact Us


(925) 228-8860 or for reservations call: (925) 228-8860 Ext. 6520
Information required to be submitted for ALL visitors to the memorial, at least 2 weeks prior to tour date is:
First name-Middle name-Last name
Date of Birth
From a drivers lic. (no passports) the number that goes with it, and the state its's from.
a phone number would also be helpful.

Click here to email ranger

Mailing Address:
Port Chicago C/O John Muiir NHS
4202 Alhambra Ave
Martinez, CA 94553

Tom Leatherman, General Superintendent
Click here to email General Superintendent

Reservations are required to visit the Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial.

Office hours are Wednesdays through Sundays, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Did You Know?

Port Chicago National Memorial

After the Port Chicago explosion on July 17, 1944, where more than 5000 tons of TNT went off, the deepwater harbor and piers were completely destroyed. Surprisingly, the harbor and pier were back up and running in a month.