• 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 closed to the public by the US Army from April 16 - May 21, 2014. There are no tours available until May 22, 2014.

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THE MEMORIAL IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC FROM APRIL 14 - MAY 21, 2014.

Please visit "Fees & Reservations" to visit the site.

Visitors arrive at the Memorial by park shuttle from the entrance gate to the Concord Naval Weapons Station, receive a guided tour of the Memorial, and are shuttled back to the pick up location.

Every July, an annual Commemorative Event takes place at the Memorial to honor those who died at Port Chicago while serving their country during World War II.

Accessiblity: Transportation is accessible to wheel chair users with advanced notice. The Memorial is on one level.

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.