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USS LST Ship Memorial

840 Lst Dr, Evansville, IN 47713-3108
+1 812-435-8678
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Remember History

I suppose as you grow older you start to realize what sacrifices many people have made for our... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Valerie B
A great memorial to visit

This memorial his the last operating LST still operating. The tour guide was excellent and knew the... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
robert-charmaine
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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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840 Lst Dr, Evansville, IN 47713-3108
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"piece of history"
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"during wwii"
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"living history"
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"our tour guide"
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"great tour"
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"navy vet"
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"the galley"
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"tour lasted about an hour"
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"floating museum"
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"below deck"
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"my dad"
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

I suppose as you grow older you start to realize what sacrifices many people have made for our country. This is a great example. Make sure you get Sargent Goodall as your guide or if you need to ask questions. Very knowledgeable and very passionate...More

Thank Valerie B
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This memorial his the last operating LST still operating. The tour guide was excellent and knew the story of the boat as well as its activities during ww2. aAs a veteran, I would recommend it highly as it brings to light the things that happened...More

Thank robert-charmaine
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We went on the first tour on March 4, 2017. The ship was easy to find and we enjoyed watching the barges come up the river while we waited for the tour to open. Our guide was great, he was very knowledgeable and friendly. It...More

Thank D D
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Touring this ship was a peak experience and a great adventure. The ship is fully restored and operational and the tour guide was very knowledgeable and clearly proud of his ship. This ship is an important piece of US military history and is a great...More

Thank Kenneth J
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is the place to take your family to. The history of this ship is fascinating and how we came to acquire it even more. If you have a family member who served in World War 2 this will take them back. The ship's crew...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

I had the privilege of touring this beauty while it was out of it's normal Evansville port. The crew were very knowledgeable and caring to the history and the visitors. At one point, my family was fortunate enough to visit an area not normally seen...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

It was really cool to see a real military ship and listen to how it was used. A great family stop that will give a painless history lesson. I highly recommend to families and military buffs alike!

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Please beware if visiting in summer that these ships do not have air conditioning or much of any breeze below deck, still very well worth sweating it out if you like history and especially WWII era American Ingenuity!!!

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Finally made it! We took the tour which lasted about an hour. It was very informative & educational. I would carry on, but I don't want to spoil it for you... They also have a gift shop with reasonable prices & a restaurant/bar if you...More

1  Thank Pola59
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a glimpse of WWII below the deck. It puts an entire new light on what it must have felt like heading out to establish a beach head during WWII. Equipment with the men wondering what would be waiting on the beach when they...More

Thank steve v
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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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