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Hamilton Field History Museum

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Great trip down memory lane

Husband stationed at Hamilton Air Force Base from 1966-1967. We were married at the Chapel there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Bernardino, California
Great history!

Enjoyed our visit and learning more about Hamilton Field. The museum was very well laid out with... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
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1 week ago
“Great trip down memory lane”
28 Jan 2018
“Great history!”
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555 Hangar Ave, Novato, CA 94949-8281
+1 415-382-8647
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband stationed at Hamilton Air Force Base from 1966-1967. We were married at the Chapel there - that still has weddings in it! We were very pleased at the museum and the video they showed of the history of Hamilton. We also loved visiting the...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Enjoyed our visit and learning more about Hamilton Field. The museum was very well laid out with good information boards. Thanks!

Thank WeeLuv2Travel2
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Very nicely done, has a wonderful history staffed knowledgeable vets who are friendly and wililng to explain any questions

Thank stevencarla2016
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I've been here twice and each time was very interesting. This is an excellent small military history museum about Hamilton Field in Marin County. Very nice displays on a lower floor with lots of photos and historical items. A small library you can browse full...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Friends who are supporters of the museum invited to give us a tour. An undiscovered gem. The displays are well executed, informative and interesting. Fascinating for aviation and war history buffs.

Thank mjmbkk
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We drove to see this museum while in Novato but didn't realize they closed at 4...we arrived at 4:05---- darn. Maybe next time! Why closed so early in the day?!

Thank Wyldecamp
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Hamilton Field was a serious departure point for WWII planes, so this little air field has had a lot of history. The docents who volunteer are filled with information, so try to snag one to go around with you.

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Very historic and modern day functional, nice setting, beautiful restored buildings, highly recommended

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Great volunteers maintaining the history of Hamilton Air Force base. A great place to hold meetings. Fine souvenirs available.

Thank Jeffrey V
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you are from the Marin area and you or your family have been in the area for a couple of generations, this is a must. Good background history of how the Novato area grew. If you are an aviation buff or have an interest...More

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Jw550, Curator at Hamilton Field History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2016

Thanks P Samuel for the great review of our museum. We are glad you enjoyed it and took the time to submit a review. Please come back again as new exhibits are being displayed in a regular basis!

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13 October 2017|
Response from Wyldecamp | Reviewed this property |
Google resources say 1974
18 November 2015|
Response from Jw550 | Property representative |
It is free. 12-4 Wed, Thursday and Saturday.