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CorvusBB39 #1 Posted 19 March 2017 - 09:07 PM

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I'll be going to a conference in Oakland and actually staying on Alameda Island so naturally I'm thinking about visiting CV-21 Hornet.  My question is, how long should I plan for a thorough visit?  I'm more interested in the ship herself and so the docent tours are what I'd mostly like, but the website is a bit vague about what's available and how long the various areas take.

X15 #2 Posted 19 March 2017 - 09:34 PM


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I recently took a tour of the hornet and with just me and my aunt (two other guys bailed to to fear of heights) it took about 2 and a half hours for the tour. This does not include wandering the hangar, parking, etc.

It could very well depend on the guide you have but I wouldn't expect anything over 3 hours.

Edited by X15, 19 March 2017 - 09:35 PM.

HMCS_Devilfish #3 Posted 19 March 2017 - 09:38 PM

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Have not been there but did spend about 4 hrs on the USS Intrepid in New York The busier it is the more time you need, I could have easily spent the whole day wondering round that ship and not seen it all ... enjoyed it

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