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#1 Battleship Road, Wilmington, NC 28402
+1 910-251-5797
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Relive the past on the ship

Explore and play on the ship. We were able to shoot the cannons of course they were not loaded... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wilmington, North Carolina
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Great attraction for a history buff well worth the money if you are in the area take a tour thru... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mark S
Franklin, Pennsylvania
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As you walk the decks of the NORTH CAROLINA, imagine yourself in the South Pacific during WWII searching the sky for enemy aircraft, anticipating what may happen next. Step aboard the most decorated US Battleship of WWII! Explore nine decks, crew's quarters, gun turrets, and much more. Discover where history comes alive. Located at the junctions of highways 17, 76, 74, 421 on the Cape Fear River across from historic downtown Wilmington. Open every day!
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#1 Battleship Road, Wilmington, NC 28402
+1 910-251-5797
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Reviewed yesterday

Explore and play on the ship. We were able to shoot the cannons of course they were not loaded. But the boys appreciated all the cool sounds people made for them

Thank MS649673
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great attraction for a history buff well worth the money if you are in the area take a tour thru time!

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 days ago

I went with a friend and our children, 3 boys 1 girl all young teens. We ALL had a Great time! We spent a couple of hours and we took some really cool pictures with the teens posing inside the ship. But always reminded that...More

Thank sharonmC3836OJ
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went with family friends and all young kids. Kids enjoyed because everything was new like big guns, 2 aero crafts and ship itself. I would recommend to visit a battleship in the morning around 9:30. It takes ~2 hours to visit each section of...More

Thank vikas k
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a self guided tour aboard the Battleship North Carolina. What an awesome experience. Husband is a Navy Submarine Veteran and was able to explain all the different types of operations for each area on board. This is a great opportunity for our youth...More

Thank AKGypsies
Reviewed 5 days ago

On our family vacation, we tried to plan a little something for everyone. The guys loved this. $70 for 5 of us to tour the boat (self guided tour so no one to tell you about things) seemed like a lot to me. The 3...More

Thank LGrebs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is well worth the visit. We had several children under 10 in our party they all had a good time. This is amazing ship and is hard to believe that something this big and heavy floats! We have been before and have seen alligators...More

Thank Tchowell
Reviewed 1 week ago

My review is short because words can't express what you'll experience once you walk up onto the deck of this floating memorial to our sailors who gave their lives during World War II. If one picture is worth a thousand words, then spending about 2-3...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have not toured a World War II battleship before, don’t miss this magnificent piece of history. It really helps bring into perspective naval life.

Thank MacRanger
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a few hours to kill in Wilmington, North Carolina, so I spent the afternoon on the Battleship North Carolina. The ship only has self-guided tours, but there's a movie about the history of the ship and plenty of things to see throughout its...More

Thank Eric v
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6 September 2017|
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Response from jennanddash | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if strollers were allowed, but I would wait til he's old enough to walk on his own. There are a lot of steep narrow stairs.
Barbara V
13 August 2017|
Response from Bibliotekr | Reviewed this property |
$14 for adults and $10 for seniors, vets and kids.