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USS Wisconsin

Nauticus, Norfolk, VA
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Ranked #3 of 29 Attractions in Norfolk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ships
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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indianapolis
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We had just a short visit to the ship since we arrived late afternoon but got to explore most of the decks, living quarters, and radio room. The grandkids loved the radio room! Retired servicemen on board gave us a little history but we were too rushed to take the actual guided tour. Did a fast trek through the military... More

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Uxbridge, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

If you have visited other warships you may be a little disappointed due to somewhat restricted access. The parts of the ship you are allowed to visit are very nicely preserved. But access to the lower decks is very limited. You Are Not Allowed to Visit any engine rooms, weapons rooms etc. I believe this is because this ship could... More

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vancouver
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

my teenage son and I had a great time visiting the battleship, parking can be arranged a few blocks away (paid parking) cost is reasonable but go for the package deal you can also visit two naval maritime museums inside so a good 3 to 4 hrs is needed, not all of the compartments are open on the battleship and... More

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Minneapolis, MN
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Well worth the stop! Very informative and affordable, great place to visit! Explore the residential neighborhood nearby, historic and stunning!

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Sullivan, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We walked from one end to the other several levels, amazing self tour. Wonderful job Norfolk up keep of this piece of historic war time battleship. Thank you for sharing. Also, within walking distance D'egg diner great food, service and iced tea!!

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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48 reviews 48 reviews
3 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We spent the day visiting the museum, the Wisconsin and a boat trip. You can buy a ticket to cover all of that for $30 per person. There is more to see than you can squeeze into a day. We highly recommend it . Only negative is that there nowhere to eat in the complex and since you will need... More

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Austintown, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The ship was amazing. It's hard to imagine living on this for months at a time and in time of war no less. The basic tour gives you access to lots of rooms/areas on the ship. Definitely worth seeing if you are in the area. The Nauticus museum is also cool. We saw one of the 3D movies, checked out... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I'm not sure who had more fun, the kids or DH and I. The Spy Ship adventure was awesome. There's an enemy spy who has devastating plans for the Battleship Wisconsin and after a quick briefing you explore the entire ship, learn some naval terms, use night vision, navigate lasers while on a mission to locate and diffuse a on... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

A must see for anyone who wants to connect with the Naval history of the East coast and the Norfolk area. A great tour is offered

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Charleston, West Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I liked that you can get on the battleship and walk around it's really amazing to be on something that was in ww2 what I didn't like was that you have to park in a parking garage but it's across the street and it costs $5 to park in there

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