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Battleship USS Iowa Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Battleship IOWA Museum is a Top 10 regional attraction, consistently rated as a must-see experience. Named as a “Best Cool Exhibits to See With Your Kids” by CBS Los Angeles, there are behind-the-scenes tours or a self-guided adventure...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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250 S Harbor Blvd, San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA 90731-2830
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There are not many places in the world where you can get the opportunity to visit a battleship so when I was visiting the area I took the opportunity to include the USS Iowa in my itinerary. The self guided tour around the ship (aided...More

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Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very large naval battleship that sailed in WW II and where soldiers fought for our freedom. Lets remember these soldiers and what they did for us

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my children and nephew to visit the Iowa. The kids loved walking around and taking pictures. Towards the end, we sat next to a volunteer, who proceeded to talk about his experience on the Iowa. It was very fascinating to learn about a...More

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Date of experience: August 2019
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Jonathan W, Owner at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We enjoy hearing stories like yours, especially seeing the smiles of enjoyment on kids faces when they visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool experience. The guides were super friendly and very informative. We asked time of questions and the were more than happy to spend time with us. I only wish I had of taken more time......

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Date of experience: August 2019
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Jonathan W, Owner at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! Our guides are great and enjoy showing off the ship!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting, it is a sister ship of the Missouri which I have also seen, but during the eighties several changes were made to both. Both ships participated heavily in World War II and both were hit by the enemy with minimal damage due to...More

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Date of experience: August 2019
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Jonathan W, Owner at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting LA, I brought my 2 teenagers to take a tour of the Battleship Iowa and we loved it! What an amazing testament to the power of the US Military, and the guides all around the ship were informative, helpful, patient, and just a pleasure...More

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Date of experience: August 2019
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Jonathan W, Manager at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kathy & Larry did an excellent job and were very patient answering all of my questions -Fascinating tour!

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Date of experience: September 2019
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Jonathan W, Owner at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is amazing in itself to be able to step on a Battleship! The ship is well maintained. Lots of great information along the way to explain and a few veterans telling cool stories. The museum is very well laid out as well. Easy to...More

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Date of experience: August 2019
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Jonathan W, Owner at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great ship to tour on your own. Lots of signs describing various guns and events during its tour on duty. Discounted rates for seniors too!

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Date of experience: September 2019
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Jonathan W, Owner at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ship is very impressive we enjoyed every minute of our time onboard. Best of all is each Dosen that we talked to were extremely knowledgeable and very personable. This was one of the best museums we have ever visited !

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Date of experience: August 2019
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Bobby B
March 19, 2019|
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Response from BobandMargie G | Reviewed this property |
Only place I am aware of is the one in front of the ship, just north of the entrance gangway.
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Bobby B
March 19, 2019|
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Response from TMenon | Reviewed this property |
Have a look at the pacific battleship website ... specifically, the learn-the-history, those-who-served tabs
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March 6, 2019|
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Response from gindermill | Reviewed this property |
you are both inside and outside on the ship. So it depends on whether you don't mind getting wet.
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