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Naval Station Norfolk

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1530 Gilbert St, Norfolk, VA 23511-2730
+1 757-444-7955
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Visiting our son

This was a must see for me. I love the large aircraft carrier. The tour we took was awesome and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lendel B
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Watching the protectors of the USA at work

I was privileged to be with a group that toured Naval Station Norfolk, the largest Naval Station in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lertjr
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Lutherville, Maryland
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The oldest naval port in the United States that offers guided tours.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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1530 Gilbert St, Norfolk, VA 23511-2730
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+1 757-444-7955
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a must see for me. I love the large aircraft carrier. The tour we took was awesome and very informative. I will truly visit again

Thank Lendel B
Reviewed yesterday

I was privileged to be with a group that toured Naval Station Norfolk, the largest Naval Station in the world. While they don't show you everything, they give you an idea of what a Naval Base looks like and works. I am nor sure how...More

Thank Lertjr
Reviewed 2 days ago

So very impressive to visit USS Winston Churchill and witness the change of command. The whole experience was memorable and so patriotic.

Thank loist51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't have someone that is Military or DOD with a CAC, be prepared to be frustrated in accessing the base. This is a working and VERY busy base! Depending on when you visit you may see some impressive ships in port, or very...More

Thank ExploringViking96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We toured on 4th of July. The modest price gave us a 40 minute bus tour narrated by a Navy ensign. Although she spoke a bit fast making her a bit hard to understand, she shared lots of interesting facts. We were not allowed to...More

Thank PamnCecil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, you are on a very nice bus that takes you around the base. Going by the ships was really good. Our narrator was not the best as she was hard to understand and I think the driver was able to answer more questions...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't realize this was a bus tour which was fine. The narrator was funny and knowledgeable. Some of what she said was a bit unintelligible. Wish we were able to get better pictures. Be advised that due to security precautions, you are not allowed...More

Thank jsimone722
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my aunt to the base, she's never been so close to the navy ships before, she loved it, and was impressed with the size of the base and all of the different aircraft.

Thank Natalie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Structured tours with LOTS to see and learn about. 3 Carrier (+groups...some in major repo status ) in this month. Worth a few hours of exploration.

Thank Carla G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Norfolk Naval base is home to Atlantic Fleet. At certain times, there are LOTS and LOTS of ships at port. It is the world's largest naval station. And there is also an airfield on base. But before you get too excited, be prepared to encounter...More

Thank David W
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Daniel O
April 14, 2017|
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Response from KKJoshi | Reviewed this property |
All you need is a valid ID to get on to the tour, just reach the establishment / facility, get yourself register for tour slot, preferably before noon. You are not allowed to walk in the naval base area, you will seating... More
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capternest
September 14, 2016|
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Response from 313_Blondie | Reviewed this property |
There was no cost or reservations for me. My sister serves on the ship there but a great experience non the less!
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skifield
July 4, 2016|
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Response from Elizabeth M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about public transportation. No booking ahead of time to walk though ship or museum. Boat tour we bought minutes before we left
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