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SS American Victory Mariners' Memorial and Museum Ship

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705 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5600
+1 813-228-8766
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Step back in time.

A very good tribute to the Merchant Mariners. It actually sails once or twice a year. I hope to... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2016
A learning experience

When you think about WWII you never think about how supplies were delivered to the men that fought... read more

Reviewed January 31, 2016
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705 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5600
+1 813-228-8766
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Reviewed February 3, 2016

A very good tribute to the Merchant Mariners. It actually sails once or twice a year. I hope to someday go on this brief journey.

1  Thank gscar35
Reviewed January 31, 2016

When you think about WWII you never think about how supplies were delivered to the men that fought. I learned so much during my time exploring this ship. I had no idea that drinking water was stored in cans! The men that served on these...More

Thank Dodie_12
Reviewed January 29, 2016

The Victory is a national treasure! The staff is very professional and they love what they do, you can tell. Every age will enjoy this place. Museum is great, kids love it. Put it on your list if you are downtown!

Thank Jim H
Reviewed January 26, 2016

I nice remembrance of the work of the Merchant Marine did during WW2. its a self guided tour and will only take 1 to 2 hours. Cool if you are a bit of a history buff. Dont think it will entertain young kids much.

Thank NYKen
Reviewed January 23, 2016

This is a great ship to visit and learn about the merchant marines during both world wars. The guides are fantastic, sharing information you would not ordinarily get.

Thank John_Go_Bucs
Reviewed January 20, 2016

If you are going to the Aquarium, Ybor or even on a cruise. You can stop by here spend a couple hours, and learn a lot about the merchant marines. They has almost all of the ship open to the public. If you like boats...More

1  Thank Defirstaid
Reviewed January 17, 2016

I really enjoyed being able to go on board the ship and check out history. You walk through on your own. There was a guy working on the ship....I believe he was a volunteer, and he was so kind as to talk about the ship...More

Thank Bwooley
Reviewed January 13, 2016

I really enjoyed learning the History Of the SS American Victory! Amazing how well the ship has been maintained for a WWII vessel!

Thank wkndwarlisa
Reviewed January 12, 2016

This was my first visit and we went because my best friends dad was in town visiting who's an ex-Navy. You should give yourself more than an hour to really learn about its history and see everything on the ship.

1  Thank kmatos
Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

None of us have seen anything like this so we decided to give it a try. I wish we had more time because the 1 hour wasn't enough for us. I'm glad my kids got to have this experience, and my history buff hubby loved...More

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Rhonda K
July 31, 2017|
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Response from Lecano_FlStan43 | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on the individual person. You can spend as little as a half hour or more than two hours. It's better to go early in the day, as there is no air conditioning.
June 6, 2017|
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Response from Keona W | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not a rainy day activity
Rickie N
September 29, 2015|
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Response from ebriones68 | Reviewed this property |
Sounds hard. Too many stairs to get to the interesting parts of the Ship.