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Love the history and the tour was awesome. So cool to be able to actually walk on a vessel from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melissa W
Excellent, knowledgeable, and personalized tour!

What a labor of love this museum is, old veterans preserving history! The museum part is small and... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Experience an exciting on-deck tour of PT Boat 658, the only operational World War 2 Patrol Torpedo boat left in the world. These boats were the most heavily armed naval vessel for their size in WW2 and were instrumental in the allied victory...more
5555 N Lagoon Ave, Gate 18, Portland, OR 97217-7639
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the history and the tour was awesome. So cool to be able to actually walk on a vessel from that era and hear about what it was like to be on board. Would recommend this to all ages.

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed July 13, 2018

What a labor of love this museum is, old veterans preserving history! The museum part is small and still being finished, but has a lot of interesting memorabilia for its size. The boat is afloat and functional, one of only 2 left in the world....More

Thank trav5e
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This restored Higgins craft is nestled in a wonderful museum boat house. These boats were incredible work horses of WWII. Give them a call and make an appointment to see this glorious boat and collection of memorabilia.

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Reviewed May 4, 2018

I cannot say how much this trip to see your boat meant to me. Everyone there was more than kind, and very helpful in explaining the boat and all they work that had gone into getting it in the shape it is now. As an...More

Thank HulaGuitar
Reviewed May 1, 2018

We visited on a Sat morning by reservation. We had the boat to ourselves, the docent was very knowledgeable, and provided a great narrated tour. He also took the two guys on a detailed tour of the boat, and put on a movie for the...More

Thank fredc71
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

It was cool to actually go through and tour the PT boat. It was very interesting. Wally was our guide and was very knowledgeable and nice.

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

The PT658 has been lovingly restored by competent and committed men. They shared their knowledge and the history of the PT Boats; they were very patient with us and answered all our questions. We had so much fun learning from these knowledgeable, dedicated men and...More

Thank cheer2018
Reviewed December 18, 2017

I was able to do a ride on the PT Boat for rose festival, what a treat! The guys are very welcoming and typically allow you full access to the boat. You can ask as many questions as you wish. Strongly recommended if you have...More

1  Thank ron q
Reviewed November 5, 2017

I had never heard this place before living in Portland for more then 10 years, but my nephew from Japan requested to visit the museum, so we did yesterday, November 4, 2017. I really enjoyed the interactive tour that is not an option at a...More

1  Thank Tomoyo U
Reviewed September 10, 2017

It was easy to arrange a tour for Saturday morning by making contact through the website, a week ahead. Our guide was very knowledgeable. The new museum is small but full of interesting items and photos about PT Boats. We enjoyed the tour on the...More

1  Thank Dale1694
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February 6, 2017|
Response from sbbourque1775 | Reviewed this property |
Because of the operation cost (3 Packard engines at 450 gallons an hour each) they require a minimum of 12 people at $150 each. We are putting together a group and hope to have 12 by spring.