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All reviews self guided tour turner joy engine room vietnam war gun turret steep stairs piece of history main deck great tour museum ship own pace unique experience nooks and crannies navy life tight quarters post office several levels
Really interesting and fun being lucky enough to walk thru the Turner Joy when barely anyone was visiting so could really enjoy exploring it. Yes, the stairs were challenging for this sr w bad knees but I managed carefully. Highly recommend!
Took a seven year old who enjoyed the inside and outside of the ship. Many spaces are accessible within the ship which made it into an exploration adventure. History displays make it very enjoyable for adults as well.
My brother and I visited the ship and were pleasantly surprised by how much we enjoyed it. At first, I did not think it would be all that interesting. However, being shown about and educated on the nuances and history of the ship, I came...More
We visited in January and we the only people on the ship for the first half of our tour. It was a little cold, but it was not crowded. We enjoyed our visit, I would go back and take family to visit. They are continuing...More
While it was somewhat interesting, one couldn't help but think back to just how America lost their only war in history. This is a self guided tour and it is up to you to make the most out of it. Here is my problem. This...More
This is an amazing ship to walk through and see. The smell of the engine room, the stairs and the different levels. You can feel the history and it gives you an idea of what it was like to be on this ship. Worth checking...More
A Vietnam war era Naval Destroyer ship that has been converted into a museum. The tour is self guided. An admission ticket costs $16 for adults. If you have been stationed on a ship or have visited other Naval ships, this attraction by itself wouldn't...More
Went to tour the ship on a Saturday afternoon after driving about 45 minutes to get there. $16 to walk around an unheated cold ship. Interesting ship history but seems like for that much money per person it could be a better experience. Used a...More
Yes the kids loved scoping out the stairs, passage ways, and windy places. The especially liked climbing into the gun mount and sitting on the bridge.
We’ve been on the USS Midway so this is not as well done as that. BUT this isn’t a...More