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USS Turner Joy Museum Ship

Closes in 1 min: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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A piece of Naval history

A Vietnam war era Naval Destroyer ship that has been converted into a museum. The tour is self... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Nostalgiyeah
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Bellevue, Washington
A Fun Historic “Playground”

Yes the kids loved scoping out the stairs, passage ways, and windy places. The especially liked... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
SeesTheWorld5
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Northfield, Minnesota
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While it was somewhat interesting, one couldn't help but think back to just how America lost their only war in history. This is a self guided tour and it is up to you to make the most out of it. Here is my problem. This...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

This is an amazing ship to walk through and see. The smell of the engine room, the stairs and the different levels. You can feel the history and it gives you an idea of what it was like to be on this ship. Worth checking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jndfarm
Reviewed 23 October 2018

A Vietnam war era Naval Destroyer ship that has been converted into a museum. The tour is self guided. An admission ticket costs $16 for adults. If you have been stationed on a ship or have visited other Naval ships, this attraction by itself wouldn't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Went to tour the ship on a Saturday afternoon after driving about 45 minutes to get there. $16 to walk around an unheated cold ship. Interesting ship history but seems like for that much money per person it could be a better experience. Used a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wilma58
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Yes the kids loved scoping out the stairs, passage ways, and windy places. The especially liked climbing into the gun mount and sitting on the bridge. We’ve been on the USS Midway so this is not as well done as that. BUT this isn’t a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Interesting to walk this destroyer. Great with all senior people with navy experience who came up and told stories and asked questions. Great way. We didn't have to follow a guide but we still got first hand good information. Thanks!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Notudden
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This is a wonderful way to journey into the past of naval history. The USS Turner Joy is a Vietnam era ship and has been restored to the condition of it’s day. About 90% of the ship is open to the public and a self...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MarineAir10
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Family was attending a Navy Reunion in area and the group took this tour. Great to learn about the history and visit the ship.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CactusCaro
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a very thorough tour by USS Turner Joy Docent, Brian Roades. He was very informative, knew many details about this ship and served in the Navy himself, so appreciates this piece of history at our Bremerton Boardwalk.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank S R
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

It’s self-guided tour. The cost of admission is $16 for adult, $9.50 for youth, and $5.50 for kids over 4. It’s interesting to read about the history of the ship and able to walked around and looked at different sections of the ship and how...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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stormyknight
14 August 2017|
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Response from Herman M | Reviewed this property |
Some are depending upon the location in the ship. If they are not doing maintenance, most of the engineering spaces will probably be open.
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Sarah N
16 May 2016|
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Response from Geoff C | Reviewed this property |
It is my understanding that summer hours are in effect. That would mean they are open on Sundays.
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