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Battleship Wisconsin

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Berthed at Nauticus, the Battleship Wisconsin is one of the largest and last battleships ever built by the U.S. Navy. Explore its deck through a self-guided tour or, with an additional charge, one of our guided tours that will take you back in time...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
+1 757-664-1000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

They have different tours that would show you the ship and have great staff with a lot of knowledge to share. It is worth the money and the trip!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NataliaBudd
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very historical inside and outside tour of the largest class of battleship ever to built by the USA. Wisconsin was one of four of this class.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Take the tour it is worth it, in the heart of downtown NORFOLK! PLENTY of parking and places to eat within easy walking distance.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank fehlnorfva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day at the battleship it's so interactive and interesting. It's such an honour to get to go on such a beautiful price of history. Would recommend going in the morning and take a hat.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 7FootTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My dad was in from out of town and LOVED visiting the Battleship. It’s a must see. Great place for a date or to take the family!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank victoriabirch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Wisconsin is a fantastic tribute to America's strong military past. In addition to the ship itself, there are dozens of aircraft representing the many stages of development. These are not just planes but helicopters, and not just American but other countries are represented as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NickK2814
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This ship is the pride of Norfolk and the US Navy. Open for over nite stay and great place for wedding and ceremony. The ship is open for tours and the USS NAVY retired crew member and past crew member show and help you on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was wonderful to be on an actual battleship! Our guide had been in service on the ship. He was an awesome historian. Everyone should visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kimsatty
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

The Big Whiskey is an awesome piece of military history nestled right in downtown Norfolk. I highly recommend taking the time to check it out, the docents are knowledgeable, with great stories to tell about this old gal when she was at work.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KMandEHack
Reviewed 31 December 2018

Once lived aboard a ship in the Portsmouth Navy Yard which overlooked the Battleships Missouri and Wisconsin. Years later saw the Wisconsin in Monterey Bay, CA as it came back on duty for the Iraq War. Walking the decks it occurred that action may be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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30 July 2018|
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Response from Daniel R | Reviewed this property |
You would have to check with the visitors center, I know you get a discount because my cousin is a Captain in Norfolk and he got our tickets at a discount and it was $10 per person. The kids will definately get a feel for... More
Dorota B
18 March 2018|
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Response from Patti K | Reviewed this property |
Go to the visitor center on Main St and ask if they have any passes to the city tourist sites. We were given one and we didn’t have to pay for the admission to the ship
Philip D
25 December 2017|
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Response from John41354 | Reviewed this property |
You will have a hard time on the interior part of the tour.