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USS LST Ship Memorial

840 Lst Dr, Evansville, IN 47713-3108
+1 812-435-8678
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Restored WWII LST (Landing Ship, Tank). Very, very interesting for anyone who served in the Navy... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paul M
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Great museum

Like others said it is a must see. History is good for everyone. As you are onboard going through... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
douglask727
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Columbus, United States
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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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  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“during wwii” (14 reviews)
“our tour guide” (21 reviews)
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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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+1 812-435-8678
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"piece of history"
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"during wwii"
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"living history"
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"great tour"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Restored WWII LST (Landing Ship, Tank). Very, very interesting for anyone who served in the Navy and spent any time at sea. Excellent tour guide and well-maintained ship. See the video in the office/gift shop of the ship being refurbished and the Atlantic crossing to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Like others said it is a must see. History is good for everyone. As you are onboard going through the tour, it really sinks in "freedom isn't free" Crew could not be nicer, and this is the real thing. You can almost feel the battles...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see for any war memorial enthusiasts. Most LST’s built for WW11 were built in Evansville, Ind. most were built for a one way trip but many went way beyond that. Decommissioned after WW11 then recommissioned for duty during the Korean War decommissioned and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic WW II TRANSPORT ship. See with your own eyes that the War was not a movie, this gorgeous lady was built in Evansville, Indiana, and took our soldiers to Europe to win the war. I especially like the re-enactment performed at various times of...More

1  Thank Laura C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The LST is an awesome ship and a Great piece of history. Everyone should visit for both the local connection and the World history. They have done a fantastic job of renovating this ship.

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

My husband and I decided to do a one day trip somewhere...…..so we chose the LST …..There are really no words to describe the feelings you get going on the ship...The blood, sweat and tears that each of the men that served on the ship...More

Thank armymom1013
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

This is a really exceptional piece of history! The tour costs $10 a person and lasts about an hour. Learn about history of ship where it was during world war 2 and Korea. Why LST boats were so vital to troops and for the supplying...More

1  Thank Jessica H
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

We arrived just as a tour was starting...the guide, Charlie, was very informative. I was pleased with how much of the ship we were able to tour. How fortunate we are that this piece of history was saved and is available for tours.

1  Thank Bluejay_13
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

As we traveled back thru Evansville we stopped and visited the LST 325. This ship is in private hands (learn the wonderful story) and is slowly being restored by a group of volunteers. This is a labor of love that has been going on for...More

2  Thank stephenf197
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Was pleasantly Surprised by this Historic Memorial. Tour by Actual Crew Member was Very educational. A MUST to visit while in Evansville!!

1  Thank Gary A
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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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