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Battleship North Carolina

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We boarded the ship and were amazed by how big it was.audio app was available, plenty to read and a... read more

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I am not sure where to start but everyone in our group from age 5-50 enjoyed the battleship. When... read more

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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...more
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1 Battleship Rd, Wilmington, NC 28401-2577
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We boarded the ship and were amazed by how big it was.audio app was available, plenty to read and a great history lesson for all. It brought to home what brave men they were.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank naronsson1
Reviewed 2 days ago

I am not sure where to start but everyone in our group from age 5-50 enjoyed the battleship. When you arrive there is a nice large parking lot. You will enter through the visitors center where you can purchase tickets and use the restrooms. There...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank where2nextbabe
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were amazed at the sheer size of this ship, all that was done on this ship, how many men were typically on board (about 2300), the sheer amount of guns & mortars (but, after all, it is a battleship!), the comments (in writing) by...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Linda S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This battleship is a treasure. You may walk through at your own pace and experience life on a battleship. You may explore nearly every part of this massive warship.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Robin47260
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the 1st time that I have visited the North Carolina and I was absolutely amazed by every aspect of the ship. There is a lot of walking and climbing stairs but it was more than worth it. Everyone should experience this firsthand.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank andrewmurphy4800
Reviewed 5 days ago

We left our wives to fend for themselves looking at a vintage car show whilst we took this excellent tour. Expecting to be an hour or so we ended up being guided through this sensational piece of history for over 3 hours, and then had...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 6 days ago

first off we had an excellent guide name, Cecil. he was very knowledgeable and knew the ship inside and out, was lots walking and going through lots of stairs and several decks. The information he knew was way beyond the information you got on the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank jkamer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for the tour and it was amazing. We got to see so much more than I imagined. It was magnificent, we would highly recommended to anyone. Self guided tour with arrows and the ability to download an app with audio guide.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank kaylas61289
Reviewed 1 week ago

Come to this place if you truly want to know and see how life is on a battleship. Was a family adventure that had great information, great old time visuals that guided you along this area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chris R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great peek into history in a battleship that was part of WWII in the Pacific theater. Well restored and maintained site. Easy self guided tour with an app for your phone that tells the story of the ship at different stations within the many sections...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Nick O
September 5, 2018|
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Response from 225winstonh | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nick, yes, definitely go....This battleship has great history and you will see a slice of life that you would not experience anywhere within a reasonable distance. My father served in WWII and I served in Viet Nam... More
May 17, 2018|
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Response from mpriest_11 | Reviewed this property |
Sort off. There are a lot of ladders you have to climb up and down.
October 16, 2017|
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Sorry no