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USS Wisconsin
Nauticus, Norfolk, VA
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Ranked #3 of 23 Attractions in Norfolk
Type: Ships, Cultural
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Bozeman, Montana, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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“OMG!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I thank my late father for passing on to me his obsession with military history, planes and anything ships. I loved this tour. We spent almost three hours on the boat, investigating any space we could for the "cheap" tour we did. We just bought the cheaper ticket because it still allowed access into quite a few interior spaces and we also added it on to the waterside tour of the naval shipyard. Both tickets were purchased at the window of the Nauticus center. Such a cool family activity.

Visited July 2014
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“Battleship Wisconsin”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

It's a must visit for first timers. Great experience. The Museum Crew were excellant. The ship looks and smells like it is ready to get underway.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Undoubtedly interesting..”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Imagine you are on a warship, decommissioned not long ago, with nine 16" guns on the turret, apart from other smaller guns, that once blazed and lit the sky to bring the foes to their knees. And that is USS Wisconsin at Norfolk. Though commissioned during second WW, it was in active service as recently as Gulf War and has fired from its belly sophisticated missiles like Tomahawk and Harpoons. 2000 officers and enlisted men used to work on this massive ship.
The entrance fees is USD 16.50 per person, which includes entry to naval museum also.
Strongly recommend visit to this warship museum while in Norfolk.
Ramesh.

Visited July 2014
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Darlington PA
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“Great Day In Norfolk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My husband and I loved the USS Wisconsin tour, it was a great experience to be on a ship of that magnitude with the history it holds. We recommend that you wear sunscreen as you don't realize how much you are on the deck and reflective sun is all over I ended up getting a bit burned in a short period of time. A must see of you have a chance to be in beautiful Norfolk Virginia.

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Savannah
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“A definite, must see!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This was our first visit to the U. S. S. Wisconson even though we used to live in the area. It was better than expected. The ship was well kept and the vets were more than helpful. We have toured many ships that have been turned into musuems, and this one ranks up there. A must see for anyone who loves U. S. Navy history!

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