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SS American Victory Mariners' Memorial and Museum Ship

705 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5600
+1 813-228-8766
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I really enjoyed being able to go on board the ship and check out history. You walk through on... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2016
Morden, Manitoba Canada
Amazing History

I really enjoyed learning the History Of the SS American Victory! Amazing how well the ship has... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2016
Fort Ashby, West Virginia
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705 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5600
+1 813-228-8766
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

I really enjoyed being able to go on board the ship and check out history. You walk through on your own. There was a guy working on the ship....I believe he was a volunteer, and he was so kind as to talk about the ship...More

Thank Bwooley
Reviewed 13 January 2016

I really enjoyed learning the History Of the SS American Victory! Amazing how well the ship has been maintained for a WWII vessel!

Thank wkndwarlisa
Reviewed 12 January 2016

This was my first visit and we went because my best friends dad was in town visiting who's an ex-Navy. You should give yourself more than an hour to really learn about its history and see everything on the ship.

1  Thank kmatos
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

None of us have seen anything like this so we decided to give it a try. I wish we had more time because the 1 hour wasn't enough for us. I'm glad my kids got to have this experience, and my history buff hubby loved...More

Thank floridagirl1218
Reviewed 2 January 2016

As an adult I still like to visit and learn aspects of a variety of different topics. Hands-on experience is especially important. My visit with a friend found the Maritime Museum to be very interesting and gave a close-up view of the workings and makings...More

Thank LvmjV
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

The tour was great and very educational. Although it was self-guided, the ship chaplain was available at all times and kindly provided very interesting information about the ship and US Navy. His personal experience and stories made it much more exciting.

1  Thank Saleh T
Reviewed 14 December 2015

This was one of the faster "Victory ships" used during WWII for transport. Has 5 enormous cargo bays. You have to be in decent shape to climb the steep stairways and be warned that the bathrooms have not been updated since WWII. There was no...More

1  Thank Mar L
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Have been to a lot of historic ship, the victory is a irreplaceable timepiece to the greatest generation! Easy to walk through, and intact to original enough to see how things really worked.

1  Thank Jake H
Reviewed 1 December 2015

If you have interest in the sea, navy or merchant shipping this is your place. A still operational WWII Victory merchant ship and submarine. Right next to aquarium. Maybe not enough stuff for young children.

1  Thank Bam C
Reviewed 24 November 2015

This is a great floating museum. Its cheap to get in and easily to get to from Ybor. Nice exhibits and history. Fun to walk around and enjoy the nice weather.

1  Thank Corry C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is it covered from rain?
6 June 2017|
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Response from Keona W | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not a rainy day activity
Rickie N
Can someone using a walker w/wheels get on the ship easily.
29 September 2015|
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Response from ebriones68 | Reviewed this property |
Sounds hard. Too many stairs to get to the interesting parts of the Ship.
Beverly H
Admission charge?
22 June 2015|
Response from Rebecca S | Reviewed this property |
We paid Senior citizen's price of 8.00. per person in February 2017