Dublin Camp Parks Military History Center
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
Exhibit: Spring Sports at Camp Parks
May 10 to November 8
From baseball to aquatics, track and field to boxing, sports have been a part of Camp Parks since its days as a World War II Navy base. Even today, Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area hosts a wide variety of fitness programs and sporting events for service members and the larger community outside its gates. World Heavyweight Champion boxer George Foreman, Tri-Valley Babe Ruth alumni, including San Francisco Giants Shortstop Brandon Crawford and Oakland A’s outfielder Stephen Piscotty, and countless military and youth athletes have practiced and competed at Camp Parks. Hear the stories, and discover why the military is a strong supporter of sports programs.
Exhibit: Fall Sports at Camp Parks
November 9, 2019 to May 17, 2020
From football to basketball, to soccer, sports have been a part of Camp Parks since its days as a World War II Navy base. Even today, Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area hosts a wide variety of fitness programs and sporting events for service members and the larger community outside its gates. Its fields and facilities have hosted local heroes like Buddy Young, who went on to a record-setting professional football career, and countless young Dublin United Soccer League teams. Hear the stories and discover why the military is a strong supporter of sports programs.
Military History Event: Celebrating Fall Sports at Camp Parks, Open House
Sunday, November 17, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Famous athletes and local youngsters have practiced and competed in fall sports at camp parks. Learn about Camp Parks sports past and present, and speak with historians and curators. Veterans and community members who participated in fall sports at Camp Parks are invited to join the discussion and relive their wins. Enjoy sports-themed music and refreshments.
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 for more information about volunteering.