The Naval Base Ventura County

The Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) is a United States Navy base located near the Ventura County cities of Oxnard and Port Hueneme. The base was officially created in 2000 through the merger of the Naval Air Station Point Mugu and the Naval Construction Battalion Center Port Hueneme. NBVC includes three major facilities located at Point Mugu, Port of Hueneme, and San Nicolas Island. NBVC is the largest employer in Ventura County employing nearly 19,000 Navy and civilian personnel. The NBVC provides the U.S. Pacific Fleet with a deep water port, air fields, and rail transportation. It is a major asset.

Naval Base Ventura County Air Show

Since 1960, the Naval Base Ventura County has conducted an annual Air Show often including a spectacular performance by "The Blue Angels."

Mugu Lagoon

Mugu Lagoon is a large undisturbed estuary at the mouth of the Calleguas Creek on the coast of Ventura County. Since it is part of the Naval Base Ventura County it is protected against any form of development.

Seabee Museum

Seabee Museum Store

The United States Navy Seabee Museum, established in 1947 in Port Hueneme, is the second oldest official U.S. Navy museum. The mission of the U.S. Navy Seabee Museum is to select, collect, preserve, and display historic material relating to the history of the Naval Construction Force, better known as the SEABEES, and the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps. The Seabee Museum is part of the Naval Base of Ventura County (NBVC). The Seabee Museum and Store is open to the public. The museum is located at 1001 Addor Street in Port Hueneme, Ventura County. Tours can be arranged for groups larger than ten people.