Navy Seabee Museum

Posted: September 20, 2011 in Uncategorized
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The U.S. Navy Seabee Museum recently opened its new 38,000 square foot, state-of-the art facility at Naval Base, Ventura County, Building 100, Port Hueneme, CA 93043 Tel: 805-982-5165. Among the many featured exhibits at the new museum is the he Naval Experimental Manned Observatory (NEMO), a deep submergence vehicle created in the 1970s by the Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory and the Southwest Research Institute. Also, a Humvee on a Bailey bridge, a two-hole "burnout," and a piece of the geodesic dome that Seabees constructed in Antarctica are among the brand-new exhibits. The new facility features modern exhibits spaces, memorial garden, theater, education room, and gift shop. Museum hours are Monday – Saturday: 9-4 and Sunday: 12-4. Admission and parking are free. For more information, visit the United States Navy Seabee Museum webpage http://www.history.navy.mil/museums/seabee_museum.htm. Other U.S. Navy Museums Include:
 National Museum of the U.S. Navy Washington, D.C.
 Great Lakes Naval Museum Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois
 Hampton Roads Naval Museum Norfolk, Virginia
 National Naval Aviation Museum Pensacola, Florida
 Naval Heritage Center of Armament & Technology
 Naval War College Museum Newport, Rhode Island
 Navy Art Collection Washington, D.C.
 Puget Sound Navy Museum Bremerton, Washington
 Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Patuxent River, Maryland
 Naval Undersea Museum Keyport, Washington
 Submarine Force Museum & Historic Ship Nautilus Groton, Connecticut
 U.S. Naval Academy Museum Annapolis, Maryland
 USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" Boston, Massachusetts
[Source: Military.com | Benefits article 1 Aug 2011 ++]

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