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SS American Victory Mariners' Memorial and Museum Ship

705 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5600
+1 813-228-8766
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Great Opportunity to Visit at Part of American History!

Loved this museum ship! For a small fee, you can explore this absolutely massive ship at your... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Orlando, Florida
Excellent for History Hounds!

First: The nuts and bolts. The ship can be hard to find and there is poor signage. Our GPS... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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705 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5600
+1 813-228-8766
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Loved this museum ship! For a small fee, you can explore this absolutely massive ship at your leisure and truly get a feel for our brave veterans' sacrifice and what their life was like as they fought for our country aboard this ship. (Helpful hint...More

Thank orlandogal22
Reviewed 13 April 2017

First: The nuts and bolts. The ship can be hard to find and there is poor signage. Our GPS signaled three blocks too early and yours might too. Plus, Channelside Drive is also a major cruise port. When the cruise ships are loading or unloading-...More

Thank BonnieInPA
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I always enjoy visiting navy ships. It is amazing to see the crews quarters and the kitchens. Not expensive and a good location. It is right behind the aquarium.

Thank oldredwine99
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Hard to find among the newer tourist attractions. A lot of stairs so beware if you have mobility issues and it is very hot on board. Attendant at entrance very helpful. Lots of pictures and old uniforms, materials, supplies etc. THere are yellow arrows showing...More

Thank Sandlew00d
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Really neat to explore this old ship, and really nice to do so on your own. You're not bombarded with information and are left to explore what/how you want. Of course if you want more information there are tons of volunteers available. There are a...More

1  Thank skd06
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We had a blast at the SS American Victory Ship. You get to walk around most of the ship and they have information posted around the ship for you to read. It was cool. Don't forget your military ID - you will get a discount....More

1  Thank OnThePlane1
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided to visit the Victory. My husband enjoyed touring the Victory. He immediately began explaining the inner workings of the ship. He said it reminded him of the old Navy days. If you are in Channel side, it's worth a tour.

2  Thank Keona W
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Nice Memorial to our past. Still functioning ship, goes out at least twice a year. Served in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. A lot of history. Was a nice way to spend a couple hours after a cruise before flying home.

Thank Shelby B
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Visited the SS American Victory this week in Tampa. The Ship is located in Ybor Channel close to the Aquarium, but was a little hidden, so don't give up on her. Her crew and supportor's certainly have not. The ship has an interesting history and...More

2  Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Almost all areas of the ship are accessible to visitors. You can wander around as you like and see how life would have been for the sailors on this ship and others like it. It was a great experience for my 13 year old son....More

Thank gdlckbear22
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Is it covered from rain?
6 June 2017|
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Response from Keona W | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not a rainy day activity
Rickie N
Can someone using a walker w/wheels get on the ship easily.
29 September 2015|
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Response from ebriones68 | Reviewed this property |
Sounds hard. Too many stairs to get to the interesting parts of the Ship.
Beverly H
Admission charge?
22 June 2015|
Response from Rebecca S | Reviewed this property |
We paid Senior citizen's price of 8.00. per person in February 2017