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Address: Nauticus, Norfolk, VA
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Such an important part of history to reflect on

We bought a combined ticket to visit the the battleship and the maritime centre. But before that we enjoyed a great boat tour of the Norfolk naval base. We all loved self touring... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We bought a combined ticket to visit the the battleship and the maritime centre. But before that we enjoyed a great boat tour of the Norfolk naval base. We all loved self touring the battleship. We met one volunteer who had been stationed on the ship and was able to tell us real stories about how life was on the... More 

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Richmond, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I felt so patriotic! I wish we would have gotten the guided tour. The ship is huge and like a labyrinth, so we missed a lot. See the 7 minute video first. Unbelievable to see how these men lived. THANK YOU!!!!!

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n,y,
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Staff was informative, respectful and the ship self tour was very enlightening. The price was right, this is a must see for anybody. God Bless the Veterans!

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waysborrow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

We visit this every time this is What we are made off military and civilian people go see this. It's a must see deal don't miss it if you go to Norfolk

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We had a great visit of Virginia. It seems everywhere we went had friendly staff. The USS Wisconsin visit is coupled with the Nauticus. We had to pay around $16 for the white ticket. Welcomed by the staff and given a short overview of where to go and not to go, we toured the ship by ourselves. I then felt... More 

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Hope Mills, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I have to say this combines the two things I hate the most and that is water and heights. However, I could not go to Norfolk, VA and not see or take pictures of a battleship. This was absolutely awesome. You can have a guided tour or a self guided tour.

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Natick, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Great site to see in downtown Norfolk. Take the whole family. Just make sure you keep track of your kids!

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Bluffton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Just to help anyone else who might be confused like I was, the ship is part of the Nauticus museum. So admission to the museum is also admission to the ship. You can see quite a bit on the self tour, inside and out. On a side note, the boat is somewhat handicap accessible. You can get on the main... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is one of the best ship tours available. Even on the regular tour you can still see a large amount of her. We took several children 10 and under and they were all amazed by the ship. The Wisconsin is a tremendous testament to American shipbuilding. We live not too far from the USS Texas. The Wisconsin makes the... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Many former crew members available for answering questions and talking about the ship. I took a self tour, but would recommend the more formal tour on your first visit. Signs and explanations were good whithout the tour, but I know I missed much.

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