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Nike Missile Site Open House

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 4:51pm -- Emily - DCYF
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Repeats every month on January, February, March, April, May, October, November, December on the first Saturday until Sat May 07 2016.
Saturday 09/05/2015
Saturday 10/03/2015
Saturday 11/07/2015
Saturday 12/05/2015
Saturday 01/02/2016
Time: 
12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Season: 
All Year
School Year
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Location: 
Mill ValleyCalifornia 94941
Event Description: 

During the tense years from 1953 to 1979, the United States Army built and operated close to 300 Nike missile firing batteries in the United States. These missile sites were emplaced as the last line of defense against Soviet bombers. Today, a dedicated group of volunteers works in partnership with the Golden Gate National Recreation Area on the continuous task of restoration at site SF-88, which has been turned into a museum. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It's a great chance for you to see the tools of the Cold War up close. On the first Saturday of each month we have an open house with volunteers and Nike Veterans interpreting each of the areas on the base. 

Ages Served: 
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
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19
20
21
22
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25
Family
Free: 
Yes
Cost: 
Free
Financial Assistance: 
No
Neighborhood: 
Other
Other Neighborhoods: 
Mill Valley
Categories: 
Academics & Tutoring
History
City Sights & Tours
Tours
Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs
Parks and Pools
Languages Spoken: 
English
Accessibility: 
Yes
Accessibility Note: 
ADA
Parent Event?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Marin Headlands Visitor Center
Contact Phone Number: 
415-331-1540
Contact Email: 
N/A