TREASURE ISLAND MUSEUM
Island History Events, Small Exhibits,
the calendar before visiting. Exhibit hours are limited.
|ONCE upon a time, in San Francisco Bay, there lived a marvelous museum,
with Bay Area "treasures" from Treasure Island's rich history of the military, the World's Fair
and Pan Am Clipper flights. The Treasure Island Museum Association nurtured this unique jewel for over 20
years, until it was closed in 1997.
NOW the Association works to preserve and share the history of Treasure Island, and
IN YEARS TO COME, reestablish the Museum in Building One, Treasure Island, as part of the island redevelopment.
FREE LECTURE SERIES continues June 8
NAVAL GATEWAY TO THE PACIFIC
In its heyday, Naval Station Treasure Island sent off
thousands of sailors and marines per day to help win World War II in the
|Walking Tour of Treasure Island, Saturday May 25 from 1 to 2:30 pm. See more details and sign up on Facebook, or email . Come early or stay after and enjoy Treasure Island Flea.|
Have you seen our online store? We feature t-shirts and sweatshirts in your choice of design and color, and our mug and tote bag. Your purchase helps us keep going.
We occasionally conduct special group tours of Building One and the historic area, by arrangement. Due to limited staffing, kindly contact us at least one month in advance. Suggested tax-deductible donation for group tours is $8 per person. Please email email@example.com, or call us at 415-413-TIMA (413-8462).
Treasure Island Redevelopment Plans
Historical Exhibits in Building One:
Treasure Island Tides, our annual newsletter:
Ongoing: Portal to the Pacific in War and Peace, in the Lobby Gallery, examines the island's rich history in a series of hanging panels featuring many previously unpublished color photographs. Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm* most weeks. See the Exhibit Calendar for dates and hours. The exhibit is best viewed during daylight hours.
Directions: By car, take the Treasure Island exit from the Bay Bridge and follow the road around. There is free parking in front of Building One, just through the main gate on the right. Public transportation is also available.
* - Lobby hours depend on security staffing, and can change from time to time. At least two weeks notice will be given of any future closings, so please check availability here within two weeks of your planned visit.
4th Annual Treasure Island History Day - February 27,2010
Zoe Dell Lantis Day - May 17, 2009
3rd Annual Treasure Island History Day - February 21, 2009
2nd Annual Treasure Island History Day - February 16, 2008
We're Back in Building One - June 29, 2008
Frequently asked questions:
What was the museum like?
Why did it close?
Will it reopen? And how can you help?
Who else cares? See the Memory Book.
What is the Association?
How can you contact us?
Help out - join our mailing list.
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Page last changed May 17, 2013