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USS Slater DE-766

Broadway and Quay Streets, Albany, NY 12202
+1 518-431-1943
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Amazing

What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. A little treasure on the Hudson in Albany. Loving... read more

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Donald M
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US history road trip

A must see! Incredible experience. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. My Kids... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jackie T
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Broadway and Quay Streets, Albany, NY 12202
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. A little treasure on the Hudson in Albany. Loving restored by volunteers, it's startling to realize how this little ship crossed and recrossed the Atlantic during the worst of times. What brave men. Seeing the dented funnel...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must see! Incredible experience. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. My Kids keep talking about the experience, and Dylan (11 yrs old) wants to join the Navy. Several Naval vets greeted us with personal pictures and stories. Movie was wonderful

Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The family and I took in a tour of the boat. It was amazing! Love the history and Love the staff. They are great!!!!!

Thank Firefly2416
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two friends and my husband and I went on a tour. It was very informative and it was a great history lesson.

Thank hollee011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The USS Slater was well worth the visit! Tour was Great, Informative, Interactive, and at a just-right pace. Tour Guide Tom was very knowledgeable and flexible. Always willing to answer questions in each part of the ship. This is honestly one of the best historical...More

Thank FoodnBeer_Guy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great 9 out of 10 just great you can visit in the day or in the night but if you want to go in the night you have to stay over night and that's what I'm doing this weekend highly recommend it is a crucial...More

1  Thank Benny I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Slater is the only ship of its class afloat in the world. It has been under restoration for years and is an excellent adventure into the life of a WWII sailor. The tour guides are often navy veterans who have first hand knowledge of...More

Thank M_Freedley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The "best" attraction in Albany! Learn what it was like to live day-to-day aboard one of WW2's smaller combatants. Guides are often Navy Vets and know the ship like no others. Ship has been returned to it's 1943 condition, see the crews living conditions and...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I strolled along the Hudson in Albany after viewing the Capitol and came upon the Slater. Having been to harbors and never taken the time to tour one of the ships, we were so glad we toured the Slater. What a great...More

Thank CT W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can still sense the close friendship among the sailing veterans hanging out by the Slater. The tour was not long but very informative. This is not a battleship, but it did have guns. This type of ship was a U-boat hunter in WWII. It...More

1  Thank trout125
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Walter B
What is the cost of the tour for adults
22 September 2016|
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Response from SUSAN F | Reviewed this property |
The cost of the tour is $8.00 for adults and $7.00 for adults age 65+. You might find their website interesting. They have a newsletter that you may receive by email. The site gives history and times for visits. For the so... More
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LikingCuca
how do I get to the uss slater if the exit to pearl street is closed. I am coming from East Greenbush ny?
1 August 2016|
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Response from SUSAN F | Reviewed this property |
If you come across the Dunn Memorial bridge on Route 20, you can take the first exit into downtown Albany. It is less than a mile from there. If you are coming on 787, take the Empire State Plaza exit and get off at the... More
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Shanna H
We are working to resolve this issue. Thank you for bringing it to our attention. We really strive to make sure every person who visits has an interesting, exciting, and entertaining tour. We will make sure that our guides receive more training before sending them out on tour.
8 July 2016|
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