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USS Slater DE-766

Broadway and Quay Streets, Albany, NY 12202
+1 518-431-1943
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Knowledgeable staff. A labor of love for these people

This is the last of its kind still floating. The restoration is great and they are always improving.

Reviewed 1 week ago
tfpcpa1
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Glenmont, New York
A unique opportunity

Rehabbed with no gov't funds and staffed by volunteers, this is an interesting site to visit while... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
calsgrandma
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Geneseo, New York
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During World War II 563 Destroyer Escorts battled Nazi U-Boats on the North Atlantic protecting convoys of men and supplies. In the Pacific, they stood first in line to defend naval task forces from Kamikaze attacks. Today only one remains afloat in America. Step back in time. Return to 1945 aboard USS SLATER. See how Sailors worked, hear the sounds of a living ship, touch a piece of American history, and walk the decks where hundreds of Sailors have walked before.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Broadway and Quay Streets, Albany, NY 12202
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the last of its kind still floating. The restoration is great and they are always improving.

Thank tfpcpa1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rehabbed with no gov't funds and staffed by volunteers, this is an interesting site to visit while in the capitol area. It is located at the Port of Albany but very near downtown. You will gain a much greater understanding of what it was like...More

Thank calsgrandma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We toured the USS Slater while in Albany on a biking trip. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor. We learned not only about the history of the ship, but gained a new appreciation for those who served in...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great way to spend some quality time with the kids and experience what it is like to be on a military ship. The staff is friendly and willing to answer all of your questions. It is great to have a piece of history,...More

Thank HungryHippo7525
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Took my 5 year old son to the USS Slater, our guide was a complete gentleman, allowing my son to rotate machine guns and cannons, encouraging his thoughts and comments, and making it an exceptional experience. I thoroughly enjoyed the entire tour, the navigational room...More

Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. A little treasure on the Hudson in Albany. Loving restored by volunteers, it's startling to realize how this little ship crossed and recrossed the Atlantic during the worst of times. What brave men. Seeing the dented funnel...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

A must see! Incredible experience. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. My Kids keep talking about the experience, and Dylan (11 yrs old) wants to join the Navy. Several Naval vets greeted us with personal pictures and stories. Movie was wonderful

Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The family and I took in a tour of the boat. It was amazing! Love the history and Love the staff. They are great!!!!!

Thank Firefly2416
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Two friends and my husband and I went on a tour. It was very informative and it was a great history lesson.

Thank hollee011
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The USS Slater was well worth the visit! Tour was Great, Informative, Interactive, and at a just-right pace. Tour Guide Tom was very knowledgeable and flexible. Always willing to answer questions in each part of the ship. This is honestly one of the best historical...More

Thank FoodnBeer_Guy
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Walter B
What is the cost of the tour for adults
22 September 2016|
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Response from SUSAN F | Reviewed this property |
The cost of the tour is $8.00 for adults and $7.00 for adults age 65+. You might find their website interesting. They have a newsletter that you may receive by email. The site gives history and times for visits. For the so... More
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LikingCuca
how do I get to the uss slater if the exit to pearl street is closed. I am coming from East Greenbush ny?
1 August 2016|
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Response from SUSAN F | Reviewed this property |
If you come across the Dunn Memorial bridge on Route 20, you can take the first exit into downtown Albany. It is less than a mile from there. If you are coming on 787, take the Empire State Plaza exit and get off at the... More
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