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Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park

1401 Marina Way South, Suite B, Richmond, CA 94804-3723
+1 510-232-5050
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This is a part of history that isn't taught

The woman's role during WW2 needs to be taught in school; however, there is so much other... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sharon L
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Palo Alto, California
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A part of our history worth seeing

We took my mother, who grew up nearby and was a pre teen during WW2. She enjoyed it a great deal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gregzi
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Lakewood, Colorado
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1401 Marina Way South, Suite B, Richmond, CA 94804-3723
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The woman's role during WW2 needs to be taught in school; however, there is so much other curriculum covered that the women's roles aren't emphasized enough in the development of this nation. When we were here, we also listened to a wonderful Japanese lecturer about...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took my mother, who grew up nearby and was a pre teen during WW2. She enjoyed it a great deal. It brought back a great deal of memories for her. They do an outstanding job of describing the life and the times. They also...More

Thank gregzi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the old Ford assembly line buildings on the Pier in Richmond, the museum provides insights into the war period and the many women and men who made their way to California to help with the war effort. The personnel is friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Gamine1949
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Want to learn more about Rosie the Riveter? Watch a few films and then meander around the building to learn more about women's foray into the WWII workforce. Take a photo of yourself in the Rosie cutout, buy that red polka-dot kerchief as a memento,...More

Thank Jinnyus
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This little museum focuses on the Richmond shipyards and the role that the area played in the war. I found that profiling the impact of the war on the women, men, whites, blacks and Japanese who lived in the area was an excellent window into...More

Thank ebk16
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I heard the story of a real Rose the Riviter. There were many descendents of Rosies, The exhibit brings forth information on the roles that women played in the war efforts.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great interactive and display information on an aspect of the WW2 era that many of us did not know about interesting to see where Kaiser health care came from.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 1 October 2017

It's a compact little national museum and worth the visit! The park 'stewards' were very engaged and welcoming. There are some good (and short) films in their little theater throughout the day to help everyone local or not understand deeper the Bay Area's contributions to...More

Thank resourcefulgirl
Reviewed 24 September 2017

There is a 96 year old park ranger who tells her story folllowing the film. Her story is the highlight. It takes about an hour. I just hope they will get it recorded. It is a treasure that should not be lost.

Thank umcpastor
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This museum is on the bay in a seedy area with warehouses. They do have a parking lot and we felt safe parking and walking to the building. Two rangers welcomed us, told us about the film schedule...there are two short films shown regularly that...More

Thank Theresa C
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prmolino
29 November 2017|
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Response from Gamine1949 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, sounds like it is a great piece of memorabilia, you should get in touch with the museum directly. Kind regards, Gamine49
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