MOTCO Army Base Closed to NPS Memorial Tours
Restricted access MOTCO Army base is closed to all visitors planning to see the Port Chicago Naval Magazine NM. Closure dates include: April, May, June and up to the July 20th NPS comemmoration event of the explosion.
Plan Your Visit
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 Naval Magazine National Memorial is located on 5 acres at Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO) a semi-active military base of 7.600 acres.