USS Hornet Private Tours and BBQ Lunch

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All aboard the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier Museum in Alameda!

Attendance will be limited, so please register soon.

Join us for a BBQ lunch and docent-led tours of the ship.

The Hornet CV-12 will be closed to the public this day, so we'll have it to ourselves for three hours to wander and view exhibits plus many restored aircraft. We will also take advantage of individual group tours [see options below] by docents who share the stories of this historical venue that includes a permanent exhibit displaying the capsules and  equipment used to recover the Apollo 11 and Apollo 12 astronauts when they returned from the Moon.

Signups at 11, tours start at 11:15. A buffet style lunch will be served at 12:15 with choice of chicken/Ribs and various salads. Please bring warm clothing and comfortable shoes - lots of steps! Deck is fine, but some tours not good for mobility impaired. Members may bring 1 paid guest.

Tour Options Include:

Engine Room: Tour Highlights: Catapult Machinery Room, Weapons Hub, Engine Room

Island: Tour Highlights: Navigation, Pilot House, Captain’s Bridge

3rd Deck: Tour Highlights: Ge-Dunk, Galley & Mess Decks, Athletic Locker, Cobbler Shop, Laundry, Sickbay

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  Date and Time




  • Date: 17 May 2022
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-08:00) US/Pacific
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This will be a live meeting with registration and payment required.


  • USS Hornet
  • 707 West Hornet Ave
  • Alameda, California
  • United States 94501

  • Contact Event Host
  • Larry Moon -

    Maureen Vavra -

  • Starts 20 April 2022 12:00 AM
  • Ends 13 May 2022 04:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-08:00) US/Pacific
  • Admission fee ?



USS Hornet Tours

There will be no formal speakers. The visit will include docent-led tours of various areas and exhibits on board.

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Meet with friends, wander the museum and sign up for tours.

BBQ Lunch from Noon-1PM

Finish up tours and visit displays, restored aircraft the gift shop.