• Port Chicago Naval Magazine. Design: Luther Bailey

    Port Chicago Naval Magazine

    National Memorial California

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  • PORT CHICAGO NM CLOSURE

    Port Chicago Naval Magazine NM is currently closed until October 4, 2014. For tours, reservations are required at least one week in advance.

Fees & Reservations

The memorial is currently closed to the public until October 4, 2014:
Reservations are required for tours.

How To Visit

Reservations are required and must be made at least one week prior to your visit to the Memorial. Government photo ID numbers required for military base access.

All visitors to the Memorial must enter with the National Park Service. The U.S. Army requires even active U.S. Military to make a reservation. Military Ocean Terminal Concord is a controlled access area. All visitors to the site must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents.

To request a reservation: at least one week before your planned visit, call or email us with the following information about each visitor.

  1. First name-Middle name (no initials) Last name
  2. Phone Number
  3. Date of Birth
  4. Government Issued Identification Number (i.e., State Driver's License or Identification Card)


Tours are available Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 1:30 PM (allow 1½ hours). Not all dates and times may be available. No public access Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays.

Holidays
Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
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All visitors are shuttled to the Memorial in a National Park Service vehicle from John Muir National Historic Site (4202 Alhambra Ave., Martinez, CA). Please be at John Muir NHS by 12:45 PM on your tour date.

Call today to reserve your seat at (925) 228-8860 ext. 6520

Did You Know?

Port Chicago National Memorial

Port Chicago National Memorial is not only a tribute to the 320 men who died in the WWII explosion, but it became the touchstone for desegrgation in the military.