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USS Wisconsin

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Address: Nauticus, Norfolk, VA
Phone Number: +1 757-664-1000
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So interesting, very impressive, fascinating, you can tour this ship, alone or guided, and there are volunteers all over to answer questions for you.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

So interesting, very impressive, fascinating, you can tour this ship, alone or guided, and there are volunteers all over to answer questions for you.

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Potomac, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

You can board the USS Wisconsin for a small fee, but go ahead and upgrade the Captain's Tour. The 90 minute insider tour is worth the history lesson and viewing.

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Estes Park, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I did not expect to have access to so much of the ship. We were able to tour the entire main deck and one deck below as well as two levels above. Although the printed material was informative, next time we will most likely take the guided tour.

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Epsom, NH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I was both over and underwhelmed by Nauticus. The museum is huge with lots of exhibits and information on not only the Navy but history and wildlife of Norfolk. I loved petting the sharks and horseshoe crabs. Yet I was disappointed with touring the piece de resistance, the USS WISCONSIN. When asking where things were the staff was eager to... More 

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East Moline, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend doing the VIP tour. It's an 1 1/2 tour and you will be able to get a tour of the inside . Was very fascinating! Highly recommend!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

US Wisconsin is part of the Nauticus Maritime Museum. Kids under 4 are free but the Museum and Ship are a bit much for very young children. The Museum is great and does have kid friendly exhibits and information regarding both the Navy and marine life. The Battleship is really interesting and guides are available. Basic Admission is about 15... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a great activity for the family. There is lots to see and the exhibits are explained well. It was fun walking on the ship and talking to the docents.

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Thank R J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This was a great learning experience if you have never been on a battleship before. I would suggest combining it with the cruise of the navel shipyard.

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Coplay, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were able to tour the uss wisconsin and was very interesting. Took a tour of control room and was very good. Enjoyed the whole visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Had a brilliant time at the USS Wisconsin did the guided tour of the Control Room with Mike and Meghan was very informative and interesting also managed to get round the ship without cracking my ankles on the doors!

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