History Mystery

Scheduled Tour Dates
Friday, March 21, 2014
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Friday, May 30, 2014
Friday, June 6, 2014
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Friday, August 15, 2014
Friday, September 5, 2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014

see Upcoming Events for more dates

Our Other Tours:
Flashlight Tours (8:30am-11:30am)
History Mystery Overnight (6pm-9am)

History Mystery Tour

Is the USS Hornet really haunted? Come and see for yourself! Do you dare explore Hornet after hours?

Beat the crowds and receive a special tour of areas onboard Hornet that have not yet been opened to the public or have been reported to host unseen visitors:

  • Combat Information Center (CIC)
  • Message Center (Radio Central)
  • Mess Deck
  • Sidewinder Missile Assembly Room
  • Brig
  • Catapult Machinery Room
  • Sick Bay
  • Captain and Admiral’s In Port State Rooms
  • Flight Deck and Island
  • Focsle and Secondary Con

$35.00 per adult ($30 for members). Advance payment required.

Gift Certificates are available.

Information and Reservations

Reservations can be placed on-line through our Ship’s Store or contact the Ticket Office at:
(510) 521-8448 x 224.

Special Notifications

  • The three-hour guided tour is 7:00pm-10:00pm.
  • Everybody must bring their own flashlight. HORNET does not supply individual lights.
  • Cameras are welcome, but must have a neck strap.
  • Tour participants must wear comfortable shoes. Heels and open-toed shoes are not allowed.
  • Tour participants must be in good physical health as there will be lots of walking and climbing.
  • Due to safety reasons, children 12 and under are not allowed on History Mystery Tours.
  • The USS Hornet reserves the right to cancel a tour if less than 8 people sign up. Tours may be rescheduled or a refund will be issued.
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