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U.S. Navy Seabee Museum

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Small museum near the base. It does show some of the incredible work the Seabees have been doing... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Laurent B
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Boston, Massachusetts
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The U.S. Navy Seabee Museum has lots of things to see with great exhibits so allow enough time to... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Joestuffsda
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Bellflower, California
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The mission of the U.S. Navy Seabee Museum is to select, collect, preserve and display historic material relating to the history of the Naval Construction Force, better known as the Seabees. The mission of the U.S. Navy Seabee Museum is to select...more
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3201 N. Ventura Road, Naval Base Ventura County PH, Building 100, Port Hueneme, CA 93041
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

Small museum near the base. It does show some of the incredible work the Seabees have been doing for us. Thanks Seabees!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Laurent B
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The U.S. Navy Seabee Museum has lots of things to see with great exhibits so allow enough time to view them. Educational exhibits for children are in a separate area. Lots of things to do are there too. I liked the actual vehicles on display....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joestuffsda
Reviewed 29 July 2018

You rarely hear about the Seabees. Sometimes they are referenced in the background of a war movie. But these guys are the backbone which the USN and USMC depended on. They were shot at but like the US Mail service always go the job done...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Donald F
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

First I’d like to recommend you give yourself a minimum of 2 hours if you’d really like to look at all of the exhibits. There is much to see here! I found it interesting to learn more about the Seabees, what they do, & the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Heather M
Reviewed 27 June 2018

so interesting learning about this branch of the navy...….. give your self at least an hour to see it all. what these guys did back then, im sure could not be duplicated today. some good interactive photo ops too. if in the area...….. its very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank hugh b
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Drove by this museum and decided to stop and see what this was all above. Glad we did, very interesting history and great displays. Would recommend stopping in to take a tour

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank TheDixie
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Good Museum, Great support well done took about an hour to see the place. Had a good gift shop, somewhat small for all the things they’ve done all over the world. But worth the visit

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank cecscwsrb
Reviewed 17 December 2017

This is an interest museum. It is a new facility (relatively speaking) that has been constructed and curated to modern museum standards. The old museum, which was very funky and cluttered, had more charm and human relativity. While the new museum is worth a visit,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Z7011UDmichaelp
Reviewed 18 November 2017

The history of the SEABEES only goes back to its creation during WWII. The museum used to be just some quonset huts on the Port Hueneme Base for decades and inaccessible to the general public. The new museum has an entrance that is accessible from...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 781kente
Reviewed 15 November 2017

This place is at the gate so everyone can visit with out going on base. The displays are pretty cool. The truck on display with the bullet holes shows the conditions we send our great people to protect our way of life is not always...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Response from Bob D | Reviewed this property |
Ditto the two other comments. The parking lot was not overly large so maneuvering might be an issue but without many vehicles it may be ok
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