NPS tours of Port Chicago Naval Magazine NM: UPDATE
The MOTCO base is shut down to all visitors from 12/13/13 to 2/6/14. There are no tours of the memorial available until that time. All tours are requests until confirmed by NPS staff with a phone call or email. Call 925-228-8860 ext. 6520 for updates.
(925) 228-8860 or for reservations call: (925) 228-8860 Ext. 6520
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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?
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.