Navigate the history, culture and trivia of the Naval Training Center, the former U.S Navy “boot camp” located at the north end of San Diego Bay. This virtual tour “walks” you through an overview of the Naval presence in America’s Finest City and how it shaped current-day Liberty Station, a vibrant mixed-use development. Learn about the recruit experience, what they had to go through upon arrival, visit the various areas recruits would have utilized in their training, and see how those areas are currently being used in then-and-now photos. Discover the command center, Ingram Plaza, the North Chapel, the Theater, the Commanding Officer’s quarters, Library, a barracks, medical buildings and the filming location used in the movie Top Gun. See the historical entrance to the base, the barracks that housed the WAVES when women were first allowed on base, the old commissary, mess hall, location of the swimming pool, the 52 boats memorial, Preble Field, the boat channel and the Enlisted Men’s club. You’ll hear personal stories, learn fun facts and even discover a few curiosities along the way. Find the hidden message in Liberty Station’s most popular public artwork; learn why the walkway zigs and zags near the Command Center; find out what’s buried underneath the golf course, and see the Navy’s only commissioned ship that has never touched water. Don’t miss this fascinating virtual tour of Liberty Station, then and now.