History Mystery

Scheduled Tour Dates
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Thursday, August 20, 2015 (SOLD OUT)
Friday, September 18, 2015
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Friday, October 23, 2015 Ship of Spirits
Friday, November 20, 2015
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Friday, January 8, 2016
Thursday, February 11, 2016

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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