Dublin Camp Parks Military History Center preserves and share the fascinating stories of the military base that helped transform Dublin from a rural crossroads to the thriving city it is today. Located at the Camp Parks Visitor Center, just outside the military base's Main Gate, the History Center is a partnership between the City of Dublin and Parks Reserve Forces Training Area. It features permanent museum-quality exhibits and rotating temporary exhibits, as well as history activities several times a year. Admission is free.
Temporary Exhibits and History Events
History Event: "Celebrating Women in Service" Sunday, May 27, 2018, 1:00-5:00 p.m. Free event. A panel of veteran nurses, Red Cross workers and historians share stories of women's service during World War II and the years that followed. Celebrate with camaraderie, refreshments and lively music of the 1940s and 1950s. Temporary Exhibit: "Women in Service: The Red Cross and Nurses of Camp Parks During the 1940s and 1950s" May 25- October 26, 2018 During the 1940s and 1950s, Navy nurses and Red Cross workers served important roles at Camp Parks and neighboring Shoemaker Naval Hospital, a 3,000-bed facility which provided care for almost 46,000 patients during World War II. This exhibit salutes the women who helped to heal, comfort and transition injured sailors and Marines back to civilian life in a dynamic post-War world. On display are original uniforms, medical equipment, therapy artifacts and photos.
Business partners, service clubs, and individuals are invited to help fund the final furnishings and audio-visual equipment that will make the Dublin Camp Parks Military History Center a meeting space for the entire community. Please email for more information. Dublin Camp Parks Military History Center also welcomes volunteers to assist with interpretation and programming at the facility and with the collection. Email the City's Heritage Director for more information about volunteering.