Museum Staff

These are the folks that you meet when you come and see us

Jim Kern

Executive Director

Trevor Allen

Program Assistant

Mary Kuykendall

Office Secretary

The Museum Welcomes Volunteers!

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Museum Board of Directors

Our 2020 Board Members

Christine Dunn


Paul Beeman

Vice President

Mary Ellsworth


Liat Meitzenheimer


Suzanne Harrington Cole

Board Member

Rick Mariani

Board Member

Brendan Riley

Board Member

Askari Sowonde

Board Member

Nancy Truax

Board Member

Ken Williams

Board Member


Who are we?

The Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum preserves and exhibits the diverse and exciting history of the City of Vallejo and the former U.S. Naval Shipyard at Mare Island


The Museum is located in Vallejo’s historic Old City Hall and features five galleries devoted to community and U.S. Navy history. We have a working submarine periscope that gives an excellent view of the City and Mare Island!

Educational Cultural

the Museum sponsors educational and cultural programs that include group tours, concerts and recitals in our Heritage Chamber, lectures, audio-visual presentations, and others special events for the benefit of the community

We're Huge!

Over 25,000 square feet of exhibits maintained in five galleries with selections from the permanent collections of the Museum, local private collections, traveling exhibitions, and borrowed artifacts from the extensive collection at Mare Island