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Battleship Cove

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Address: 5 Water St, Fall River, MA 02721-1540
Phone Number: (508) 678-1100
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An amazing walk through history

A great way to learn first hand about naval history over the last 75 years. The collection of ships - from the spectacular battleship USS Massachusetts to the tiny PT boats... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Longwood, Florida
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Longwood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great way to learn first hand about naval history over the last 75 years. The collection of ships - from the spectacular battleship USS Massachusetts to the tiny PT boats - reveal what life must have been like aboard and especially under battle conditions. You can wander around all the vessels, inspect the cramped living quarters and view all... More 

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St Ives, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Set on the river the museum is a wonderful collection of WW2 ships. You can wander round them all really getting a feel for what it must have been like to serve on everything from a battleship to a submarine in the Second World War. Superb for children and adults alike. You can even crawl inside the 6 inch gun... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Cove area is home to many WW II ships and exhibits. Great for kids and history buffs. Don't miss.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Battleship cove was a great family trip. Probably better for older kids/teens since there are a lot of very steep stairs between decks. There's a ton of things to see, actually too much for one visit. There is a carousel next to it but it was closed and there it also the Fall River heritage park next to it that... More 

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended Free Fun Friday. My grandkids and I had a wonderful time. This attraction is suitable for young and old alike. Lots of history and very cool to see how our miltary sailors lived when in battle. Highly recommend.

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Massena, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had no idea that battleships were so massive. We loved this. Plan on climbing up and down some ladder style stairs to see the different levels of the ships and to squeeze through some tight spots. Not sure this is the best attraction for someone who is closterphobic and if they have mobility issues because of the ladders. I... More 

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Hampton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my two grandsons,ages 6 and 9. We had a great day with lots of exercise! Lot to explore and learn. Very much not a tourist trap! Only trying to get there was a bummer. Not clearly marked at all and even my gps seemed confused!

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Thank Lisa T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The are soo many WWII ships to see. They have boats indoors, a helicopter, even a D-Day landing style boat that will transport you to think through the eyes of our past history. There is a submarine, destroyer, battleship and many more ships outside. You can walk around most areas and there are people doing repairs and maintaining the ships.... More 

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Tiverton, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our 8 yo grandson to Battleship Cove expecting to spend an hour or two and then have boredom and fatigue set in. Four hours later, we decided it was time to go, but we said that next time we'd see the ships in reverse order because we missed so much. As others have said, the ships are the... More 

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New England, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to take an outing to this historic landmark after a very long absence,and boy was it a trip to remember! Waling through these ships, you can sense a "You-Are-There" feeling that cannot be beat. History comes alive here, and you can feel the awesome power some of the larger ships commanded. If you have the time, couple this visit... More 

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