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SS American Victory Mariners' Memorial and Museum Ship

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very nice to see a piece of history, But they need a café or some type of connection with the... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
Brooksville, Florida
Hot but very educational

Nice place to visit for history buffs. It was way to hot to spend more than an hour here. My 10... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful history of the ship and many displays to look at, no tour guides. You go at your own pace and it can be toured in about 3 hours, the ship is very hot, so have some water with you. Parking is located at the...More

Thank 777lizettet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the ship today with a 15 and 4 year old and what a surprise. You walk around at your leisure and while the lower deck was a bit hot it was not unbearable. The cabins are laid out, medical area, galley, messroom among...More

Thank Moira C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this Museum while visiting family in Tampa. I “dragged” my children along with me as I love history myself, felt it would be good for them to learn something new. My children ranging from 17-7 all had a great time! It was one...More

2  Thank 94gracieny
Reviewed July 13, 2018

very nice to see a piece of history, But they need a café or some type of connection with the aquarium to attract more people.

Thank msantana38
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit for history buffs. It was way to hot to spend more than an hour here. My 10 year old grandson enjoyed it and asked lots of questions

Thank sunyatcamp
Reviewed May 11, 2018

I was given a personal tour by the ship's Chaplain. He was full of great historical information and I learned some surprising things. I would recommend this for anyone with a penchant for American History. You may be as surprised as I was

Thank Oakdale10
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Merchant marines supplied the Allies during WWII with Victory ships. This is one of four left and needs our support to keep the museum going. Yes, the exhibits needs work but nice job volunteers keeping this ship ocean worthy. Free parking on the waters edge...More

Thank Kingsville_Mike
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Very interesting museum. A lot of World War II history. This is considered a smaller naval vessel. Floating history which is interesting.

Thank LucyH512
Reviewed April 8, 2018

This historical ship is steps away from the Florida Aquarium. You are able to take a self-guided tour of this World War II era ship which is full of history It has lots to see from the crew cabins, gun platforms, lifeboat, and helm etc....More

2  Thank Michael T
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Great ship museum. Get to visit a World War two era ship. Lots to see. Can roam over most of the ship.

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July 6, 2018|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
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Response from sorr826 | Reviewed this property |
if you are a historian or just like history, spend as much time Lurking about the ship, but if it's curiosity that is getting you, about an hour should be fine
June 6, 2017|
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Response from Keona W | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not a rainy day activity