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USS LST Ship Memorial

840 Lst Dr, Evansville, IN 47713-3108
+1 812-435-8678
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Timeless

This is the place to take your family to. The history of this ship is fascinating and how we came... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
BusbyDusty
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Evansville, Indiana
Was granted the privilege of seeing this vessel while it was on tour.

I had the privilege of touring this beauty while it was out of it's normal Evansville port. The... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Caore
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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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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  • Terrible1%
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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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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is the place to take your family to. The history of this ship is fascinating and how we came to acquire it even more. If you have a family member who served in World War 2 this will take them back. The ship's crew...More

Thank BusbyDusty
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I had the privilege of touring this beauty while it was out of it's normal Evansville port. The crew were very knowledgeable and caring to the history and the visitors. At one point, my family was fortunate enough to visit an area not normally seen...More

1  Thank Caore
Reviewed 6 September 2017

It was really cool to see a real military ship and listen to how it was used. A great family stop that will give a painless history lesson. I highly recommend to families and military buffs alike!

Thank aircitychick
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Please beware if visiting in summer that these ships do not have air conditioning or much of any breeze below deck, still very well worth sweating it out if you like history and especially WWII era American Ingenuity!!!

Thank blizzard9700
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Finally made it! We took the tour which lasted about an hour. It was very informative & educational. I would carry on, but I don't want to spoil it for you... They also have a gift shop with reasonable prices & a restaurant/bar if you...More

1  Thank Pola59
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a glimpse of WWII below the deck. It puts an entire new light on what it must have felt like heading out to establish a beach head during WWII. Equipment with the men wondering what would be waiting on the beach when they...More

Thank steve v
Reviewed 7 August 2017

My interest was due to my father's naval service aboard LST375. I found the LST325 floating museum while researching his ship. My wife and I traveled from Ohio and were part of the first tour of the day. The ship is beautifully restored and maintained....More

1  Thank CRHawn
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Who knew the last fully operational WWII LST (Landing Ship, Tank) was located in Evansville, IN! Tour guide Joshua took us up and down and all around this ship which was commissioned in 1943 and, run by a crew of mostly 17-18 years old and...More

Thank Dobes5
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Took 8 & 10 year old boys plus grandparents and everyone had a good time. Not overbearing in history talk for the younger ones and the ship is in great shape. A nice floating museum that is still in working order. Our tour guide was...More

Thank kayrene2
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The tour of the LST was great. I had no idea the role of this type of craft during the war. The role that Evansville played in the construction of the craft is amazing. Recommend the visit if you have a couple of hours. Very...More

Thank curtiso353
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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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