• 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.

Fees & Reservations


How To Visit

Reservations are required and must be made at least two weeks 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 two weeks before your planned visit, call or email us with the following information about each visitor.

  1. Full Name (including middle name. Initials are not acceptable. If no middle name, please indicate that)
  2. Gender
  3. Phone Number
  4. Date of Birth
  5. 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.

Closed on Thanksgiving Day (November 28th, 2013), Christmas Day (December 25th, 2013), and New Year's Day (January 1, 2014).

All visitors are shuttled to the Memorial on National Park Service vehicles from the Military Ocean Terminal Concord (Concord Naval Weapons Station) Identification (ID) Office.

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

Did You Know?

Port Chicago National Memorial

Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial is located on 5 acres at Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO) a semi-active military base of 7.600 acres.