• Port Chicago Naval Magazine. Design: Luther Bailey

    Port Chicago Naval Magazine

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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.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Access To Site


The memorial is currently closed to the public until October 4, 2014:

Reservations are required for tours.

Public access to the Memorial is through a one week advance reservation only,
Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays (allow 1½ hours) at 1:30 PM.

No access Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and during Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO) operations.

Call (925) 228-8860 ext. 6520 for more information.

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.