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United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum

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Address: 739 Washington Street, Quincy, MA 02169
Phone Number: +1 617-479-7900
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A wonderful Part of History

An excellent example of ship building in the United States in front of excellent example of a Shipyard now in ruins. This is a very well kept piece of navel history. Very easy... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 August 2013
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Litchfield Park, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2013

An excellent example of ship building in the United States in front of excellent example of a Shipyard now in ruins. This is a very well kept piece of navel history. Very easy self guided tour of the ship. When is class of cruiser was build it was state of the art.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2013

Very worthwhile attraction to visit, especially for naval history buffs. You have access to a reasonable percentage of the ship and guns. If you've been to the USS New Jersey in Camden, NJ, the USS Salem is like a smaller version of that (gross oversimplification I know). While you're in the general area you could also check out Battleship Cove... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2012

We were given a personal guided tour of the ship by a former sailor on the USS Newport News, a sister ship to the Salem. This guy knew what he was talking about. We literally got take from stern to bow and learnt so much. This ship is in the most amazing untouched condition. It is a proper museum standing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2011

This was a hidden gem. You can tour the entire ship (USS Salem). It is easy to do a self-tour (lots of information) or does offer a guided tour. There is a memorial inside the museum (inside the ship) for WW II ships and sailors through 9-11. It is a great tribute to those who fought for our freedom. There... More 

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