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USS LST 393

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Address: 560 Mart St, Muskegon, MI 49440-1044
Phone Number: +1 231-730-1477
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Serendipitous visit

I had planned to visit this site months ago, but did not realize that their season ended October 1. When we arrived we met a gentleman who worked there. When I mentioned that my... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 October 2016
cerk70
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I had planned to visit this site months ago, but did not realize that their season ended October 1. When we arrived we met a gentleman who worked there. When I mentioned that my late grandfather had served on an LST, he was kind enough to allow me and my friend to look around. I can't tell you how much... More 

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Thank cerk70
Eastpointe, United States
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Actual LST from World War II now docked in Muskegon. Museum inside tells history of the role of LST's during the multiple invasions of WWII. Visitors are encouraged to walk through the LST to visualize the gates, the bridge, and other important parts of the ship. Preserved LST's are very rare. This is a must while in Muskegon, MI

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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302 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Landing Ship Tanks were a valuable vessel used in WW2 & were heavily relied on with the D-Day landings & the retaking of islands in the Pacific. Only a few still remain, this is one that has been turned into a museum ship. After WW2 she was sold to transport new cars in the lakes area. The new owner made... More 

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South Lyon, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The ship was very interesting and fun to explore through. It was nice that you could actually go to the top of the ship and look out over the water. We went on a humid day day so it was quite hot inside the small sections of the ship. My niece and nephew went with us and they enjoyed exploring... More 

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Markdorf, Germany
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Found this by chance. Not much advertising compared to USS Silverside. Kind of a home made museum. Yes, could be more professional but i liked the volunteer spirit. One could spend several hours when going in all detail. We spent about one hour. Ideally I would have appreciated a guided tour. The self guiding for is also ok though.

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Thank Uli K
Columbiaville, Michigan, United States
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81 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We visited this museum as family and really enjoyed it. There is always something new to learn and if you are patriotic or a veteran, you will definitely appreciate this museum.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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44 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The ship itself was interesting and fun to explore. Compared to other ship museums we have visited this one is pretty rustic. Many of the exhibits are home made and there was no flow or theme to follow as you travel through the ship. The museum is all self guided and the sign postings of where to go were poor.... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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154 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We recently attended one of the movies on deck on a Friday night and thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere. We returned the next night to watch fireworks from the deck, what an experience. Everyone was polite and friendly and there is no better place to spend a summer evening overlooking Muskegon Lake.

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Thank Doris C
jackson mi
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76 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is a very informative floating museum, and I loved that is it self guided. You can walk all over this ship and see artifacts and read alot of info about the ship. It gets hot inside so dress cool.

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Thank millerlittlegirl
Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I had such a good time going back into my element! Since it is now a museum and was a car ferry for years a lot has been done to her, but I was thrilled to see so much like it was then! Great job taking care of her.

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