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SS American Victory Mariners' Memorial and Museum Ship

705 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5600
+1 813-228-8766
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A Piece of History

This historical ship is steps away from the Florida Aquarium. You are able to take a self-guided... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael T
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Twin Cities, United States
Great ship museum

Great ship museum. Get to visit a World War two era ship. Lots to see. Can roam over most of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“engine room” (25 reviews)
“yellow arrows” (11 reviews)
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705 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5600
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"self guided tour"
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"engine room"
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"yellow arrows"
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"great piece of history"
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"steep steps"
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"florida aquarium"
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"floating museum"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This historical ship is steps away from the Florida Aquarium. You are able to take a self-guided tour of this World War II era ship which is full of history It has lots to see from the crew cabins, gun platforms, lifeboat, and helm etc....More

Thank Michael T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great ship museum. Get to visit a World War two era ship. Lots to see. Can roam over most of the ship.

Thank gmokan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice floating museum full of history. Keep your eyes open and take your time letting the history soak in.

Thank Bob T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ship is full of historical gems. It’s obviously getting old and some things are falling apart but it’s still a lot of fun.

Thank MommaLex
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ship is huge. Many places to see things, but many places did not have explanation placards. The map of the ship could be more detailed. There were areas where we wondered what they were. There was what looked like a good video, but it...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed looking thru the ship but you really need to remember that it's a cargo ship and not a fighting ship. There is no glamor or prestige that you would get with a fighting ship, but the long history of work that this ship...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We enjoyed our tour on the Victory ship. Parking right in front the ship. Great to learn that ship does a sailing it year. That would be quite the experience for those visiting at that time. Watch for signs - it was a little hard...More

Thank TeardropTravelers
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Affordable attraction for all, easy to walk from post cruise or as addition to visit to Florida Aquarium. Very well maintained, kids lived having "dog tags" made post tiring vessel. (Additional fee)

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

I love touring the old war ships and this ship while not a true war ship it served in several theaters during WW2 and Vietnam. The ship was rescued from obscurity and its nice to see people restoring it.

Thank lightfootproperties
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to Tampa to celebrate our birthdays and we purchased a Groupon for our admission to the SS American Victory Ship Museum (it's only $10/adult without a coupon). The museum was full of cool artifacts and I really enjoyed being able...More

Thank Andi S
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Rhonda K
31 July 2017|
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Response from sorr826 | Reviewed this property |
if you are a historian or just like history, spend as much time Lurking about the ship, but if it's curiosity that is getting you, about an hour should be fine
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Tisha399
6 June 2017|
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Response from Keona W | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not a rainy day activity
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Rickie N
29 September 2015|
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Response from ebriones68 | Reviewed this property |
Sounds hard. Too many stairs to get to the interesting parts of the Ship.
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