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Lots of History

There are several vessels here that can be toured from battleships to a submarine. It is very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Roswell, Georgia
Not to be missed!

We took our 12 year old grandson to this attraction and he had the time of his life! Being able to... read more

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5 Water St, Fall River, MA 02721-1540
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are several vessels here that can be toured from battleships to a submarine. It is very interesting, but a lot of walking and stair climbing. There is also a snack bar on the Massachusetts.

1  Thank Barb125
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our 12 year old grandson to this attraction and he had the time of his life! Being able to actually explore the ships was so interesting and educational even for the adults in the group. Going into the submarine was a real experience.We...More

1  Thank jwelhwel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Being able to wander around the Massachusetts on your own, viewing this historic ship, is something I will never forget. The sub was interesting as were the other ships onsite, but the big one is where you want to spend most of your time. We...More

1  Thank coachdshafer
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is still the coolest place on Earth, and I look forward to all my visits here. I’ve been to all right preserved WW2 USN battleship, and this is my favorite. I volunteered to do some work on USS MASSACHUSETTS (BB59), so I was offered...More

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We spent 4hours and the experience was wonderful could easily have spent a couple of days. Highly suggest it.

1  Thank Sunshine652967
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We visited here with about 200 veterans and families. The condition of the battleship Massachusetts is terrible. Weeds growing out of the deck planks, holes rusted through gun mounts... vertical surfaces facing away from pier have surface rust... Abject lack of maintenance and attention. We...More

Thank Art H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Battleship cove is great for any military or history buff. Being able to tour all three ships and the submarine that they have really puts you in the mindset of the Second World War. It is also a treat to go into the pavilion where...More

1  Thank Captain_AmeriDad
Reviewed 25 September 2018

it was definitely worth it. My 11 year old loves the electronics. You gotta fight that and I do. However there is no way I can get a kid to spend more than 2 hours or so doing this, and that's too bad because the...More

Thank eja117
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. If you like history, particularly WWII history you’ll love it. The battleship is filled with various displays throughout. But just seeing what life was like aboard these ships is interesting enough. Lots of bunk rooms, officers quarters, dining...More

Thank nluttmann
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

My 2 sons LOVED the ships and there massive weaponry. We spent 3 hrs just learning about weapons systems and much more. It was an awesome experience.

Thank Steve T
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Rainelle T
30 October 2018|
Response from jwelhwel | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe they had any discounts - maybe for senior citizens.
27 October 2018|
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Response from Robin S | Reviewed this property |
I've not heard of any discounts at all but if cost is an issue I would contact them and see if they will give a discounted entry for a veteran and his family. I would be shocked if they said no!
2 August 2018|
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Response from Robin S | Reviewed this property |
Yes! You board the ship and purchase just before getting on the ship... huge ship cannot imagine any issues with too crowding or such. I would call ahead to the carousel if that is an interest... pretty , 1920's beautiful... More