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Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

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Address: #1 Battleship Road, Wilmington, NC 28402
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+1 910-251-5797
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As you walk the decks of the NORTH CAROLINA, imagine yourself in the South...

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 quarters, gun turrets, and much more. Discover where history comes alive. Located at the junctions of highways 17, 76, 74, 421 on the Cape Fear River across from historic downtown Wilmington. Open every day!

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Well preserved and maintained. Very interesting.

Well preserved WWII era battleship. Well worth spending several hours there. I will go back again when I get the chance.

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Rock Hill, SC, USA
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Rock Hill, SC, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well preserved WWII era battleship. Well worth spending several hours there. I will go back again when I get the chance.

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Pleasant Garden, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My grandparents live in Wilmington and ever since I was a small boy, my father would grab us 3 kids and bring us here so mom could spent some time with her parents. I can say that every time there was something new or just opened for us to check out. I always fussed about having to leave. Since my... More 

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Indianapolis, IN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The only caveat is that you have to do some climbing so it would be difficult if you rely on a walker, cane and next to impossible with a stroller. BUT, if you can strap on the kiddies and climb you are in for a treat. My only request would be that the tour would be consecutively numbered so that... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our memberships.allow is to access the battleship for the 4th of July Fireworks. You cant find a better location for the fireworks.

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Cambridge, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful visit to the battleship with our family, very educational and fun. A must see in the Wilmington area.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very interesting tour and I learned a lot. It's worth taking the time to read the plaques to learn more about the details of life aboard the ship. Bring sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses because depending on the time of day, the sun will beat down on one side of the ship. It can get hot and... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Bring the whole family to see and experience a WWII Pacific battleship that saw lots of action. This is a terrific way to show the kids what it was like to be a part of the Greatest Generation. There is a tremendous amount of history inside this great Lady, loads of personal stories from the sailors and crew. A must-see... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family (spouse, myself, and kids ages 13, 11, 8 and 6) went to tour the battleship on Saturday. We happened to pick a day where they do "Battleship 101" and we lucked out. Volunteers were all around the ship explaining and telling stories and we learned so much. We were told before we went to give ourselves 2 hours... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited with my two young sons. They really enjoyed the battleship. Lots of steps and confined spaces so beware if you are bothered by this.

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a massive war ship. The history inside before you even get out to the ship was interesting. But when walking up the ramp onto the ship, stunning. You are able to walk around on your own and explore or you can take a tour. We thought this would be just a nice side trip. We ended up spending... More 

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