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Battleship Cove

Address: 5 Water Street, Fall River, MA 02721-1540
Phone Number: (508) 678-1100
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Ranked #1 of 24 things to do in Fall River
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty museums, Museums

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

We visited the last Sunday day of 2014. It was a cold day but we were all home and looking for something to do. We decided here as this is my youngest sons favorite place. We used AAA and got a discount on the tickets. We visited all the vessels. The 2 things that should out were the fact that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I love to visit the Battleship. The staff have a wealth of knowledge to share with visitors. The ship is showing wear but has a special place in my heart. Over the years I have taken many family members. The children loved exploring this big old ship. My grandson had the priveledge of staying on the ship overnight with his... More 

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Along the Taunton River there is this walkway, at the beginning (in back of that house) there is a monument on the Poet de Medeiros who is from Loma de Pedreira, Nordeste.

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Natick, Massachusetts
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9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We are slowly working our way through all of the tour-able battleship and subs in the area. The Massachusetts is an impressive ship and we enjoyed touring it. The displays and museum are old and a little worn, but it is obvious that it is a labor of love for those maintaining it. Everything is clean and neat, there is... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We have visited a few times with our three boys as they were growing up. I am not sure if my husband had more fun of the boys. There was so much to explore, see and do!

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Lodi, California
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I explicitly went to Battleship Cove to see the USS Massachusetts. I had been to the USS Alabama a couple of years ago and was expecting a similar experience. The battleship is not well maintained. A docent explained that the cold climate required that the ship be heated all year which was taking a lot of money. As a result... More 

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We went to this attraction off season and still had a blast. My husband is a big military history buff so I took him here for his birthday. We spent 2.5 hours there and only made it through two ships. The USS Massachusetts and the Lionfish Submarine. So plan for at least 4 hours if your a placard reader! The... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My family and I came here to see the different ships which included the USS Massachusetts, USS Lionfish and the USS Joseph P Kennedy Jr to name a few. The kids enjoyed touring the different ships and seeing firsthand how they are run. My husband and I enjoyed reading the information and explaining in further detail what life would have... More 

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11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

For years, I wanted to get here and I finally didi. I have been on a battleship before, but to have a collection of different ships here is even better. PT Boats, a submarine, a destroyer and a foreign naval vessel. Now that is impressive. This is a self-guided tour that is full of various displays and video presentations. As... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The main attraction is the USS Massachusetts, which you could spent two hours on, alone. Don't ignore the other exhibits though, as they are all fascinating and illustrate the wide variety of vessels to be found in any mid 20th century navy. Be prepared for the many ladders and confined spaces, particularly on the submarine.

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