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United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum

739 Washington St, Quincy, MA 02169-7330
+1 617-479-7900
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a very interesting real life museum ship

you can look all through this very large ship and see how the crew lived.many museum displays... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
bill f
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Quincy, Massachusetts
Worth the stop off

Very friendly staff who I believe are volunteers. Good peace of history and worth reading the... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
rossco6687
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13 Jul 2017
“a very interesting real life museum ship”
15 Jun 2017
“Worth the stop off”
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739 Washington St, Quincy, MA 02169-7330
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739 Washington St, Quincy, MA 02169-7330
+1 617-479-7900
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

you can look all through this very large ship and see how the crew lived.many museum displays inside the ship and a chance to see places where most people are never allowed access to. if you have any interest in ships or the navy you...More

Thank bill f
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Very friendly staff who I believe are volunteers. Good peace of history and worth reading the little paragraphs of history located around the boat.

Thank rossco6687
Reviewed 15 August 2013

An excellent example of ship building in the United States in front of excellent example of a Shipyard now in ruins. This is a very well kept piece of navel history. Very easy self guided tour of the ship. When is class of cruiser was...More

2  Thank jwcorbet
Reviewed 20 June 2013

Very worthwhile attraction to visit, especially for naval history buffs. You have access to a reasonable percentage of the ship and guns. If you've been to the USS New Jersey in Camden, NJ, the USS Salem is like a smaller version of that (gross oversimplification...More

4  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 19 May 2012

We were given a personal guided tour of the ship by a former sailor on the USS Newport News, a sister ship to the Salem. This guy knew what he was talking about. We literally got take from stern to bow and learnt so much....More

5  Thank macavity22
Reviewed 28 July 2011

This was a hidden gem. You can tour the entire ship (USS Salem). It is easy to do a self-tour (lots of information) or does offer a guided tour. There is a memorial inside the museum (inside the ship) for WW II ships and sailors...More

6  Thank michmom82
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