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Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

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Address: #1 Battleship Road, Wilmington, NC 28402
Phone Number: 910-251-5797
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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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A piece of history!

World WAR 2 battleship that is truly a piece of history. Don!t miss seeing the alligator that Suns itself from the deck. Well worth the trip!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Surf City, NC
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Surf City, NC
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

World WAR 2 battleship that is truly a piece of history. Don!t miss seeing the alligator that Suns itself from the deck. Well worth the trip!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great way to learn about the history of WWII and is a fun way to spend the day on a short trip from Myrtle Beach or a day trip from Charlotte. Very informative and helpful attendants to guide you through this living history lesson.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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49 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited with 4 adults and 3 kids and we had a blast. Learned a lot about the history of the ship through the self guided tour. Not for those who have trouble climbing ladders and steps. Also a few small places inside the ship. Staff was nice and they were able to answer questions about the ship.

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Thank Caroline D
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The battleship is great for families , tourism , it provides history , and fun . We bring family here anytime they come to visit

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Sloop Point, NC.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are a nautical history buff,the BB 55 is a must see. Perfect for a rainy day. The "behind the scenes" tours are a little pricey but also worth the expense if your schedule permits

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Prospect Park, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my husband went down to meet some friends of ours. And decided one day to come vist the battleship seeing as my husband is a huge history fan. The experience was amazing and deff going back

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Greeneville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our Grandson lives in Wilmington so he wanted us to visit the Battleship North Carolina and we are so glad we did. Was fun going up and down the steps into all the rooms. Wow it is a city on water. Very interesting to learn so much of its history.

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Thank Martha O
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The USS North Carolina battleship provides an interesting & fun day outing for everyone in the family. Older adults connect with the historical aspects of its role in WWII and young children enjoy romping around on the top decks, climbing the stairs, sitting in the gun torrents and visiting the lower decks (cafeteria, bunk rooms, etc.). While it's best enjoyed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent presentation of a wartime ship. Experience life on a WWII Battleship as best you can. The tour route is extensive taking in vast areas od the ship. Informational boards depict functional, historical, and personal accounts.The only drawback for some visitor's maybe the true to life experience of the conditions abroad the ship. Those being lack of air conditioning and... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

1. Expectations / Background. This is my second visit to the Battleship; my first visit was in 1997 before the advent of Trip Advisor. As a retired Marine Corps Infantry Officer, I have lived near Wilmington for some time and have become somewhat jaded in regards to all of the nice attractions like this one that are nearby. As a... More 

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