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Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

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Address: #1 Battleship Road, PO Box 480, Wilmington, NC 28402
Phone Number: 910-251-5797
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Description: As you walk the decks of the NORTH CAROLINA, imagine yourself in the South...
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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Battleship NC

This is a great tour, they recently repainted and cleaned it up. I've been there twice. Once as a child 40 years ago, and remember loving it. I took my daughter when she was about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Mdmello72
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Wilmington
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Wilmington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a great tour, they recently repainted and cleaned it up. I've been there twice. Once as a child 40 years ago, and remember loving it. I took my daughter when she was about 9 and she thought it was "super cool". My 70 year old Uncle went 2 years ago and enjoyed it. If you are visiting Wilmington... More 

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Florence
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Went on a family day trip here with a 13, 11 and 5 year old. Everyone had a blast! If you are into war history this is a must see. Even seen a baby gator on the banks of the cape fear river.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I have toured many World War II ships over the years but this one was by far the most interesting. Even my wife who does like climbing up and down stairs was so impressed by what there was to see that she went through almost the entire ship with me. Being able to explore up close many parts of the... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

If you stop to think about the "Freedom" that we enjoy today and hopefully in the future, it;s because of the Great People that served on ships like the North Carolina, just to walk the deck and let your mind take you back to those days, makes you so very proud to say that I'm an American.

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The self guided tour was very informative. The ship is well maintained. The pre-tour movie is a great overview.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Battleship has been faithfully restored bit by bit and even the self-guided tours are fascinating experience of a bygone era. This vessel played an enormous part in our country's WWII history and should not be missed by a traveler to these parts.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great place to take anyone with an interest in history. Good on a rainy day. Allow 2-3 hours to tour all the decks. Very Interesting!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great piece of history. It is worth the drive to go and visit this site so that you can get a since of what the men who served might have seen.

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Huntersville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What a great little way to spend an afternoon. You can go through I think 9 levels of this history and basically see the town that loved at sea. Post office, taylor, doctors office, surgery room....just amazing. Just be aware, most of the stairs are very steep, they are safe, but lots of up and down through the levels.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you've never toured the Battleship, you should. I love history and it is amazing to see how the ship operated..fantastic

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Additional Information about Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

Address: Address: #1 Battleship Road, PO Box 480, Wilmington, NC 28402
Phone Number: 910-251-5797
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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