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Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

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Address: #1 Battleship Road, Wilmington, NC 28402
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+1 910-251-5797
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee: Yes
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As you walk the decks of the NORTH CAROLINA, imagine yourself in the South...

As you walk the decks of the NORTH CAROLINA, imagine yourself in the South Pacific during WWII searching the sky for enemy aircraft, anticipating what may happen next. Step aboard the most decorated US Battleship of WWII! Explore nine decks, crew's quarters, gun turrets, and much more. Discover where history comes alive. Located at the junctions of highways 17, 76, 74, 421 on the Cape Fear River across from historic downtown Wilmington. Open every day!

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4th of JULY

Our memberships.allow is to access the battleship for the 4th of July Fireworks. You cant find a better location for the fireworks.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our memberships.allow is to access the battleship for the 4th of July Fireworks. You cant find a better location for the fireworks.

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Cambridge, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful visit to the battleship with our family, very educational and fun. A must see in the Wilmington area.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very interesting tour and I learned a lot. It's worth taking the time to read the plaques to learn more about the details of life aboard the ship. Bring sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses because depending on the time of day, the sun will beat down on one side of the ship. It can get hot and... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bring the whole family to see and experience a WWII Pacific battleship that saw lots of action. This is a terrific way to show the kids what it was like to be a part of the Greatest Generation. There is a tremendous amount of history inside this great Lady, loads of personal stories from the sailors and crew. A must-see... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family (spouse, myself, and kids ages 13, 11, 8 and 6) went to tour the battleship on Saturday. We happened to pick a day where they do "Battleship 101" and we lucked out. Volunteers were all around the ship explaining and telling stories and we learned so much. We were told before we went to give ourselves 2 hours... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with my two young sons. They really enjoyed the battleship. Lots of steps and confined spaces so beware if you are bothered by this.

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Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a massive war ship. The history inside before you even get out to the ship was interesting. But when walking up the ramp onto the ship, stunning. You are able to walk around on your own and explore or you can take a tour. We thought this would be just a nice side trip. We ended up spending... More 

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Beavercreek, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The battleship and the Museum tell the story of the role the North Carolina played in winning the war against Japan. It also traces the lineage of the name through time from colonial days to today, when it is now the SSN North Carolina. The visual displays and videos are well organized and displayed, and tell the story in a... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The majestic ship will bring back past historical memories as it sits in the Wilmington, North Carolina harbor. I love to watch movies about World War 2 and this iconic ship is the real thing!!!! You cannot help but think of the brave men who served aboard this "piece of Americana"! It reminds me of the USS Alabama located in... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of people will see movies of the battleships used before, during & after WWII. This is a place where anyone can go aboard, look, walk around, take pictures, see how their fathers, grandfathers, great grandfathers lived aboard ship during some of the hardest times of their lives during the war. Not many battleships are left & this is... More 

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