PORT CHICAGO NM CLOSURE
Port Chicago Naval Magazine NM is currently closed until September 18, 2014. For tours, reservations are required at least one week in advance.
Kids can learn more about the Port Chicago disaster and civil rights by clicking on the link(s) underneath the main "For Kids" menu. We will be adding more information and links over time. Please check back.
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.