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Naval Station Norfolk

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Address: 1530 Gilbert St, Norfolk, VA 23511
Phone Number: (757) 444-7955
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Activities: Group tours/bus tour, Group tours/walking tour
Description: The oldest naval port in the United States that offers guided tours.

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Back after 35 years and its still empressive

Go hear. Enjoy the ride. Marvel in the shere size. This is truely impressive and only $10. I'm back after my visit from 35 yrs ago and i would come back again. I'm not even... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Oakville, Canada
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Sacramento
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Informative tour but the PA system stopped working halfway through and although it didn't affect us as we were at the front of the bus, those at the back had a hard time hearing the guide. Also, most of the interesting points on the tour were on the left so wished we sat on that side. Couldn't take any pictures... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Go hear. Enjoy the ride. Marvel in the shere size. This is truely impressive and only $10. I'm back after my visit from 35 yrs ago and i would come back again. I'm not even American and visiting Naval Station Norfolk makes me proud. Thank you to all that serve and keep us safe.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My daughter is in the Navy and we toured the ship. The most exciting to me was the flight deck. It was fascinating at how large everything is as well as how small things are inside. We were able to take pics to document our visit. Nice!

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Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Pay $10, Tour the naval station, learn a little history, see ships, planes, helicopters, houses, and more. Be sure to sit on the driver's side of the bus for a better view. They don't allow picture taking until you are further away from the ship's. You will go through a security check, so if you have a pocket knife, nail... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Paid $10 each for a 45 minute bus tour. Wow, the things we saw in such a short time. Well worth the visit. This was the setting for the 1907 exposition to celebrate 300 years of Jamestown Settlement. The base is huge and we were able to get close to many of the ships and boats there. Would recommend this... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Long gone are the signs "Sailors and Dogs Keep off the Grass". This base, not readily opened to the public has been a main staple of the US Navy, here, at this port, it has berthed many of the infamous ships, the Coral Sea, JFK, both aircraft carriers. Today it remains an essential launching point for those venturing into the... More 

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Brooklyn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Went down to visit my daughter for family day bbq and this place is amazing, historically amazing. And the bbq was wonderful. I have visited serval military bases and this one was great

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

I have worked at Norfolk Naval Base many times. It is an awesome base. Everyone should go check it out and take a tour. America's finest.

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Seminole, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were able to see several aircraft carriers. George Bush was one of them. We saw a couple of submarines, I heard they are rare to see.

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Commerce Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Took the tour of the base. Wow is it big! Unfortunately there weren't many ships around. Our tour guide was very good and answered all of our questions. Our tour was small - just 6 of us in a full size tour bus. Remember to take your ID with you when you come here - they had to turn a... More 

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Address: 1530 Gilbert St, Norfolk, VA 23511
Phone Number: (757) 444-7955
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk

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