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USS LST Ship Memorial

840 Lst Dr, Evansville, IN 47713-3108
+1 812-435-8678
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Diamond in the rough!

My husband and I decided to do a one day trip somewhere...…..so we chose the LST …..There are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
armymom1013
History on the riverfront

This is a really exceptional piece of history! The tour costs $10 a person and lasts about an hour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jessica H
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Carbondale, Illinois
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The USS LST Ship Memorial is the last fully operational WWII Landing Ship, Tank in the United States, and is dedicated to these very important ships and the men who served on them. The USS LST 325 was one of the over 200 that participated in the Normandy Landings. Tours of the ship are guided as the ship is fully operational, and run on the hour with the last tour going on ship at 3:00 PM.
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  • Average2%
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  • Terrible1%
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“during wwii” (14 reviews)
“our tour guide” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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840 Lst Dr, Evansville, IN 47713-3108
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+1 812-435-8678
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"piece of history"
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"during wwii"
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"our tour guide"
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"living history"
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"great tour"
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"navy vet"
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"the galley"
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"below deck"
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"my dad"
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"history lesson"
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"tour takes about an hour"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to do a one day trip somewhere...…..so we chose the LST …..There are really no words to describe the feelings you get going on the ship...The blood, sweat and tears that each of the men that served on the ship...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really exceptional piece of history! The tour costs $10 a person and lasts about an hour. Learn about history of ship where it was during world war 2 and Korea. Why LST boats were so vital to troops and for the supplying...More

1  Thank Jessica H
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

We arrived just as a tour was starting...the guide, Charlie, was very informative. I was pleased with how much of the ship we were able to tour. How fortunate we are that this piece of history was saved and is available for tours.

1  Thank Bluejay_13
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

As we traveled back thru Evansville we stopped and visited the LST 325. This ship is in private hands (learn the wonderful story) and is slowly being restored by a group of volunteers. This is a labor of love that has been going on for...More

2  Thank stephenf197
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Was pleasantly Surprised by this Historic Memorial. Tour by Actual Crew Member was Very educational. A MUST to visit while in Evansville!!

1  Thank Gary A
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

What an awesome walk through time. It’s still fully functional, but stepping foot on something that sailors were on during world war 2, feeling that nostalgic feeling of a different era. Amazing. Our guide was super friendly and knowledgeable. I went with my mom, aunt,...More

1  Thank Bobbi M
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We toured the entire boat with a vet. He was stationed on this boat when it was in the Navy.They sail it up the river in the summertime.

1  Thank The C
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

David Coker was our tour guide and he was fantastic. So passionate and very knowledgeable. This was the entire reason for our visit to Evansville, and we surprised my dad with a tour. He loved it and we all had such a great time learning...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We really enjoyed our tour, and our volunteer tour guide was very informative and personable - 1.5 hours went by quickly!

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This was our favorite part of our visit. Our tour guide was so full of information. The LST has an amazing past. It landed on Normandy during D-day. It is still in operation. Our tour guide served on an LST during Vietnam so he knew...More

1  Thank melligo2
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Lauren K
7 July 2015|
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Response from KennethGrant | Property representative |
Hello Lauren, I am Kenneth Grant, and I work as the Museum Operations Manager with the Ship. We do have some Logs and photos for various LST's. That have been donated to the Memorial. We do have a few photos of the LST-715... More
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Patricia C
4 July 2015|
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Response from Gary S | Reviewed this property |
Although Monday would be a good bet that it will be open, so sorry for later answer. Gary
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Brittany R
14 January 2015|
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Response from tasha1962 | Reviewed this property |
I cannot remember exact amount!! I think it was 10.00 for adults and a couple dollars less for children.You would not be able to get below with a wheel chair.I do not know about any discounts.I hope this helps!!
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