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Battleship North Carolina

Visited the battleship with my teenage son and his friend one Sunday afternoon. There were a lot of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Landenberg, Pennsylvania
Summer Visit

Visited The Battleship In April Was an Experience As I was in the Navy but on an aircraft carrier... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bobby E
Athens, Georgia
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As you walk the decks of the NORTH CAROLINA, imagine yourself in the South Pacific during WWII searching the sky for enemy aircraft, anticipating what may happen next. Step aboard the most decorated US Battleship of WWII! Explore nine decks, crew's...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited the battleship with my teenage son and his friend one Sunday afternoon. There were a lot of others that had the same idea so the stairways were full. Make sure you time your visit right.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited The Battleship In April Was an Experience As I was in the Navy but on an aircraft carrier this was very very interesting Great SHip

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely loved taking the time to tour the USS North Carolina. The volunteers were very informative and made a portion of the tour great ! Make sure you wear closed toe shoes, it’s a lot of walking and climbing ( if you choose)

Thank Kylana C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on vacation and decided to visit the Battleship NC. This was a very informative visit. It was great to see what the men and women of this great country gave up and had to endure to keep us free. Every young person and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you don't see any thing else in Wilmington MAKE time to spend at least half a day there!! A must see for the adults and children.Will give you a different perspective about our WWII vets.

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fascinating insight into almost every area of the ship and the people who served on it. The self-guided tour is easy to follow. Be prepared for lots of walking and climbing steps and no air conditioning - but there were fans and ventilation and places...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was only on the USS North Carolina Battleship once, when I was 18. That was many decades ago. So glad to visit again. What a great part of history. We did not do ‘official’ tour. Just walked through ship by ourselves. Would think families...More

Thank 451SAC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an enormous WWII battleship in excellent restored condition with a very well done interpretive center before you go on board. To see the massive 16 inch guns that can fire a projectile 23 miles and hit the target is incredible. Each gun was...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can be a little confusing at times on which direction to go, and watch your head. It is well worth the trip. It gives you a real appreciation for those who serve

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my gf and her boys we had a great time, go in the morning when it’s not so warm. Amazing to see how our forefathers lives in the WW2 days.

Thank Dave E
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Nick O
5 September 2018|
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Response from TJ F | Reviewed this property |
This is an excellent place to go on a field trip. There is a 10-minute film you can check out before boarding that gives a brief account of the history of this ship. There is a lot to see, so be prepared to spend at least... More
17 May 2018|
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Response from mpriest_11 | Reviewed this property |
Sort off. There are a lot of ladders you have to climb up and down.
17 October 2017|
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