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USS LST Ship Memorial

840 Lst Dr, Evansville, IN 47713-3108
+1 812-435-8678
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Amazing History Here!

Made my Third visit and took an ex-Air Force friend... he was totally fascinated with the history... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Robert F
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Gallatin, Missouri
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Historical experience

Loved this historical experience above this old WWII vessel. The tour guide was very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
gljaggers
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Sweeden, Kentucky
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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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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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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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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Made my Third visit and took an ex-Air Force friend... he was totally fascinated with the history of LSDs ... I've had a different guide each time and have learned some new tidbits each time. After I retire would like to put in enough volunteer...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Loved this historical experience above this old WWII vessel. The tour guide was very friendly and informative. He had a genuine love for these ships that were build in the ship yard at Evansville.

Thank gljaggers
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The LST was integral to the liberation of Italy in WW-II and also transporting supplies, POWs and injured soldiers to/from the beaches of Normandy. LST 325 served well beyond what the planners expected, including providing supplies to the Arctic and decades of service in the...More

1  Thank sandinmysandles
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

So wonderful that this piece of history has been saved! This ship has quite an interesting history. My brother and I made a trip to Evansville to see the LST 325 again after visiting it when it was "on tour" in Madison, IN in 2013....More

Thank 83,154
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The LST (Landing Ship Tank) 325 is a bit tricky to find but well worth the effort. While it no longer transports tanks, it is fully functional and goes on at least one major river cruise a year. The displays are a bit primitive but...More

Thank Unavid
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This was a very interesting tour. I wish it was handicapped accessible. I would love to take my parents.

Thank dcwoodsy2
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome. If you are unsure where to visit in Evansville. Take the time to see this ship. Guide was of course very informative and you can tell they really love this ship. Seeing this ship will remind us of why those men of WWII were...More

Thank checks01
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The memorial was closed when we went. Will reopen April 1 but we were able to see if from the parking lot. Girl at the shop told us to go to the Evansville Museum and see the model/ cutaway there to get an idea of...More

1  Thank giftedelaine
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I served on LST 821 and when I saw how close the 325 was to North Al I had to make the trip. Lots of fond memories of my time on board. The tour guide was knowledgeable and had interesting facts about this particular ship....More

1  Thank Vesole
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

And when it moves to river front in place of the nasty casino it will be great!!! Evansville is so fortunate to have this piece of history on our riverfront!

Thank Ginny W
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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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