Moffett Field Historical Society Museum

Welcome...
... to the web site of the Moffett Field Historical Society Museum at Moffett Field in the heart of Silicon Valley. If you are interested in history ... especially the history of the San Francisco Bay Area and in the important role it has played in aviation and our national defense, our Museum will fascinate, educate, and capture your imagination.

Our crew of dedicated volunteers, many of whom have been part of the history that we present, have put together a unique and engaging collection that provides a truly memorable experience for visitors of all ages.

There is much to enjoy at our museum. Our historic displays will take you through Moffett Field over the years, beginning with building the world-famous hangars and on to the lighter than air era, the World War II period, use by both the Army and Navy, the Cold War period, NASA Ames, and the modern uses associated with jets and spacecraft There is hands-on fun for the kids, who can ‘fly’ a P-3 Orion, sit in VTOL Harrier cockpit, ‘fly’ a flight simulator, and see famous aircraft like the U-2 up close. They will also enjoy a very elaborate model train set up. Our Docent tours provide historic insights ... from the beginnings of Moffett Field in the early 30s to the loss of the Macon to the U-2 and more ... from experts. Our Library is a great resource for those interested in local and/or military history. The Museum Gift Shop has a wonderful selection of gifts and souvenirs, including toys, books, models, and many unique items so you can take home some memories of your visit.

We look forward to welcoming you and your family and friends to the Moffett Field Historical Society Museum at Moffett Field. Click on Contact us for hours of operation and a location map.

s/MFHS Executive Board