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CSS Neuse II

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Was simply amazed that this had been erected in downtown Kinston. This town is doing great things... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MCurrency
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Being inside of a replica of the CSS Neuse gave you a true sense of what the Naval officers and... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
Randy K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was simply amazed that this had been erected in downtown Kinston. This town is doing great things. Cudos

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

Being inside of a replica of the CSS Neuse gave you a true sense of what the Naval officers and enlisted endured during their time in an ironclad. Riverboats on the Neuse had to be problematic so it only stood to reason this could be...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Randy K
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

It is awesome to get aboard a full-scale replica of a Confederate ship. it is absolutely incredible in a must see if you're in this area.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Wow! What an experience to climb aboard the full-scale replica of the CSS Neuse. The two gentlemen on board were both wealths of knowledge. One of the men had actually drawn up the plans for the project and had worked with the Smithsonian Museum to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

This is a viewable, free replica that you an easily view form the street. There may be a tour but it was either not available or closed, although I was there during the week at a reasonable time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank angied764
Reviewed October 25, 2018

This is a truly handcrafted confederate Gunboat. It is very detailed and a joy to visit. Expand your knowledge of history here and at several other battle sites around the Kinston area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Greg L
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

By appointment only for tours inside the boat. We did look all around the boat and were interested in the display of this ironside.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rogersober
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

I was in town for business, rounded the corner and ....what the? Just the sight of this Iron Clad vessel on the street corner made me feel like a twelve year old boy! Thankfully it was Saturday and they were open. This is a great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vanmat79
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Saw the sign for this on hwy 70 and wanted to check it out. Amazing structure built with volunteers and vision. So enjoyed listening to the volunteer tell stories of how this came to be. Would recommend it, history and volunteer spirit well represented

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Passport444029
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Two blocks behind the CSS Neuse Interpretative Center in a small corner park is the Only Full Size Ironclad in existence. Although outside for viewing the topside and interior is open only one day of the week so check for those viewing times. View the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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