Take plenty of water when you visit! We went in June and below deck was stifling but there are a few fans dotted about and they make a very welcome. I visited this attraction with other adults and teenagers. It may not be suitable for families with young children or anyone who has difficulty with stairs.
The tours are self guided and there are members of staff if you have any questions. The ship appears to be left in its original state and visitors can wander around looking in all the cabins, kitchen, showers, workshop etc. It feels very authentic and is part of our history. On deck there are some good views of the harbour and great photo opportunities. We spent over an hour wandering around. The shop is small and we did not really look at what they had for sale.
Our visit was as a result of a Groupon offer. The Florida Aquarium is right next door and if you are feeling fit you can probably do both in one day. It is lovely and cool in the aquarium so probably best to visit there after the ship.
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