Dublin Camp Parks Military History Center preserves and shares 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. The Center is open daily, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Temporary Exhibits and History Events
Exhibit: 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe (V-E) Day
March 7 – August 15, 2020
2020 marks the 75th anniversary of V-E Day, Celebrating the Allies acceptance of Nazi Germany’s surrender on May 8, 1945, and the end of World War II. The creation of what is now the Army’s Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area began during the events of World War II. It was the Navy who built and operated what was then three bases: the Seabees at Camp Parks, the sailors at Camp Shoemaker, and the doctors, nurses, and support staff at Shoemaker Naval Hospital. Together they were known as "Fleet City," and hundreds of thousands of people spent time at these facilities over the course of the war. This exhibit looks at the end of World War II through the objects, photographs, and writings of those who participated in the war and spent time at Fleet City.
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. Dublin Camp Parks Military History Center also welcomes volunteers to assist with interpretation and programming at the facility and with the museum collection. Please email for more information and how to get involved.