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USS Wisconsin

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Address: Nauticus, Norfolk, VA
Phone Number: +1 757-664-1000
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US$41.90*
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History tour

Very interesting to get to walk thru the ship. It was extra special to me because it was my brother-in-law''s ship and I could only imagine him walking thru the ship on a day to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Lakeland, Tennessee
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Lakeland, Tennessee
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very interesting to get to walk thru the ship. It was extra special to me because it was my brother-in-law''s ship and I could only imagine him walking thru the ship on a day to day basis. No way I could do it! The radio room is fascinating and I was blown away when I saw the ship had its... More 

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I retired from the U.S. Navy after 32 years, so ship tours are not new to me, either giving or receiving. I purchased a Gold Ticket Interior Tour for myself and my two nephews, one 17 and headed to The Citadel, and the other 9 and very interested in ships. Tour guides Frank and Bob gave us great background on... More 

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Boise, Idaho, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Wisconsin and the attached Nauticus Museuem were outstanding venues. The Wisconsin was a trip through history as we visited the main level and envisioned ourselves at sea in such confined quarters. The magnitude of galley was impressive. The size of the kitchen cooking machines was immense. The big guns on the deck are massive and I can only imagine... More 

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Hollywood, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The battleship Wisconsin in Norfolk Virginia's Nauticus center downtown is an incredible destination. The VIP tour is well worth the premium price. Our tour was conducted by Matt and Frank who were both great. Excellent explanations of what real shipboard life was like and about the history of the USS Wisconsin.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is great opportunity to see a battleship which was actually in combat during WW 2. Be aware- there are steps and stairs on the tour.

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Thank Deni D
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am giving this one star because we planned a visit here after driving from texas during Thanksgiving week, only to find it was closed on a MONDAY afternoon for a private function. The hours online are very clear 10am opening until 5 or 6pm....to allow an organisation to use the entire museum and ship for private use is not... More 

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Deland Fl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always wanted go go visit Battle ship,Not as young as I used to be.Climbing up and down stairs,Well worth the money to visit and learn the History of the ship and before it,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive and so much history, combine it with a visit to the Nauticus museum and you have a great day trip! Highly recommend it!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would happily recommend checking out this mighty battleship. We took the VIP tour and our guides Matt and Frank were knowledgeable, friendly and enthusiastic.

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a rare chance to go aboard a classic WW II Battleship.. Because it was restored for deployment in the Gulf War it is in excellent condition. With just the general admission ticket one is able to tour all the open deck levels as well as a limited area of interior spaces. We toured enlisted and officer living spaces... More 

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