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#1 Battleship Road, Wilmington, NC 28402
+1 910-251-5797
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Great Day Trip

This is a very interesting and educational experience intertwined with fun. To be able to visit... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tarboro, United States
had a great time

very informative, whole family was very amazed to see inside a real battle ship. it was little hot... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Orlando, Florida
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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

This is a very interesting and educational experience intertwined with fun. To be able to visit such a ship is a real hands on teaching tool and a great way to share history with young children and a way to allow an older child the...More

Thank 46eugeniaw
Reviewed 2 days ago

very informative, whole family was very amazed to see inside a real battle ship. it was little hot inside even though they had AC

Thank jojojothomas11
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and two relatives visited the ship and were very impressed with the information provided in the staging area. The tour was self guided and were were able to see the vast majority of the ship. Give yourself several hours for the tour.

Thank Reggie C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you go in the summer, be prepared that you are going to be drenched with sweat. We took a backpack with waters which we needed! There is a lot of narrow steps and stairs to climb up and down so wear proper shoes, not...More

Thank jennanddash
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are planning on touring this ship get there when the doors open. Less people so you'll have time to read more & take a really good look around. After seeing the ship I have a greater respect for the men who served.

Reviewed 3 days ago

The battleship is huge. Be prepared to climb up and down many steep steps - but it is well worth the climb. It provides a great feel for what life at sea would be like. From the galley kitchen to the sailors bunks (basically hamocks...More

Thank W4943QVdavidd
Reviewed 4 days ago

This fine battleship sits next to the bridge across from the town of Wilmington. It was a rainy Tuesday, but the ship is impressive at any time. There is a lot to see for all ages and a great opportunity to see what our fathers...More

Thank colina982
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is great and a must visit. Great self guided tour really shows what out troops live like at sea. It is a great way to spend some time and see a fantastic ship.

Thank Capt65
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's incredible how this ship has been maintained. Volunteers make the tour even more exciting & memorable.

Thank MittenGrrl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was a very cool ship. I am 6'8". Couldn't imagine being on that ship all the time. I would have back issues having to duck all the time. Haha

Thank Adam K
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Barbara V
13 August 2017|
Response from Bibliotekr | Reviewed this property |
$14 for adults and $10 for seniors, vets and kids.
Albert L
23 July 2017|
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Response from CAnn9 | Reviewed this property |
No, but it's not uncomfortable as far as I can remember.
Albert L
23 July 2017|
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Response from jd120167 | Reviewed this property |
Are you kidding. It was built in 1930 before ax was invented