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Moffett Field Historical Society Museum

Severyns Ave., Building 126, Mountain View, CA 94035-0016
+1 650-964-4024
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Take a stroll down history lane. A jewel with an amazing display of artifacts.

Give yourself 1-2 hours here. I was short on time and had only 45 minutes but enjoyed every step... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gary K
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Merrimack, New Hampshire
A grass-roots Museum of Dirigables

Moffett Field museum was within the secure retired facility of NASA. The hangar was built in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bloom1600
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Severyns Ave., Building 126, Mountain View, CA 94035-0016
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Gary K
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Bloom1600
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Anthony B
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Reviewed December 30, 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

1  Thank Bay-Area-Grandma
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Reviewed December 8, 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.

Thank flyboybp89
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Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

This is a military museum that is run by veterans. Very interesting military history and moffett airbase history. It was well worth the 8$. Plus we seen the F-16 take off from the airfield that day.

Thank Aleksandr K
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

Next to the now stripped Hanger One this is a treasure of history and a complete story of Moffett Field. I was stationed there for some of the best 8 years a sailor could ask for. Of course there were the 6-8 months of deployment...More

Thank Jack P
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Reviewed September 8, 2017

We enjoyed our visit to Moffet Field, the docents were all very knowledgeable and quite nice. It was 104 degrees the day we went, they aren't used to the weather, but one of the gentleman was kind enough to go outside so that my husband...More

1  Thank Cardzfan1
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Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

It's open! We loved it! The people working here know their history. There's a lot of things to read and see.

1  Thank emilyanderiksmom
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Reviewed March 25, 2017

Sad to hear this at the gate today when I went to visit. I was really looking forward to seeing this. We were given no details about when it would open again.

2  Thank Victoria K
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Khenpi
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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?
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