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Moffett Field Historical Society Museum

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Rich history of American Airship

This museum has a good collection in the American Airship history. I am most impressed with the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ming Z
If military or aircraft is your thing, then visit

This museum tells the story of flight at this airfield, especially airships. The building used was... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum has a good collection in the American Airship history. I am most impressed with the number of volunteers doing all sorts of works there. Amongst them, a lady visitor guide who was employed to work on the airship assembly line in 1942 when...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ming Z
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This museum tells the story of flight at this airfield, especially airships. The building used was donated to them by NASA and is packed out with historical information, photos, uniforms, equipment; they also have a couple of planes there too. There are quite a few...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank 510richarde
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Moffett Field is an active base and photo ID is required to enter. The Moffett Field Museum is a must see to relive the time when air shops, capable of holding more than five 747's moved through the skies. The museum has all military uniforms...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 24thIDTraveller
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Walk back in time through the memorabelia that has been generously donated by families of men and women in service. What an honor to see collections of service members from WWI and forward. Find the pamphlet received by service men on how to survive Europe....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 1khearty
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Extensive history on the Macon Airship for which the hanger was made. A few aircraft and some cockpits that you can sit it to get an appreciation of the pilot's job. Friendly and informative Docents.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Doug B
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Give yourself 1-2 hours here. I was short on time and had only 45 minutes but enjoyed every step. Knowledgeable staff. A lot of memorabilia from early 40's to current day. Great place to hold a workshop meeting too. $8 well spent. Love the passion...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Gary K
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Moffett Field museum was within the secure retired facility of NASA. The hangar was built in the 1930s to develop lighter-than-air aircraft for marine surveillance. The docent who lead us into the outdoor aircraft lot did not have a prepared script. He was more of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Bloom1600
Reviewed 21 April 2018

I give it a 5 the Moffett Field Historical Society Museum architecture was well designed stepping off the VTA another masterpiece from Mountain View.What's up to the Bosnian team gold from Orion great adventure here give your daughter a super hello from Tampa bay.This is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 30 December 2017

I do not know how we missed visiting the museum before, especially since it is so close to where I worked. The blimps that were housed here and the many many aircraft played important roles in the US efforts during the "Cold War". The museum...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Bay-Area-Grandma
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Worth the price. All the dozens are extremely knowledgeable. One of them basically spent the entire time with us, giving detail on practically everything.

Date of experience: December 2017
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24 November 2015|
Response from Britt B | Reviewed this property |
Since I don't know if it was the first NASA Research Center, you may find that info in the internet. If not, how about calling them?