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USS LST Ship Memorial

840 Lst Dr, Evansville, IN 47713-3108
+1 812-435-8678
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Authentic WW II TRANSPORT ship. See with your own eyes that the War was not a movie, this gorgeous... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Laura C
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Evansville, Indiana, United States
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Awesome History Lesson

The LST is an awesome ship and a Great piece of history. Everyone should visit for both the local... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mshipp57
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Evansville, Indiana
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The USS LST Ship Memorial is the last fully operational WWII Landing Ship, Tank in the United States, and is dedicated to these very important ships and the men who served on them. The USS LST 325 was one of the over 200 that participated in the Normandy Landings. Tours of the ship are guided as the ship is fully operational, and run on the hour with the last tour going on ship at 3:00 PM.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“during wwii” (14 reviews)
“our tour guide” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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840 Lst Dr, Evansville, IN 47713-3108
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+1 812-435-8678
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"piece of history"
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"during wwii"
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"our tour guide"
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"living history"
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"great tour"
in 12 reviews
"navy vet"
in 4 reviews
"the galley"
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"floating museum"
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"tours start"
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"below deck"
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"my dad"
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"history lesson"
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"men and women"
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"bullet holes"
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"tour takes about an hour"
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"well worth the effort"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Authentic WW II TRANSPORT ship. See with your own eyes that the War was not a movie, this gorgeous lady was built in Evansville, Indiana, and took our soldiers to Europe to win the war. I especially like the re-enactment performed at various times of...More

Thank Laura C
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Reviewed yesterday

The LST is an awesome ship and a Great piece of history. Everyone should visit for both the local connection and the World history. They have done a fantastic job of renovating this ship.

Thank mshipp57
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to do a one day trip somewhere...…..so we chose the LST …..There are really no words to describe the feelings you get going on the ship...The blood, sweat and tears that each of the men that served on the ship...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really exceptional piece of history! The tour costs $10 a person and lasts about an hour. Learn about history of ship where it was during world war 2 and Korea. Why LST boats were so vital to troops and for the supplying...More

1  Thank Jessica H
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

We arrived just as a tour was starting...the guide, Charlie, was very informative. I was pleased with how much of the ship we were able to tour. How fortunate we are that this piece of history was saved and is available for tours.

1  Thank Bluejay_13
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

As we traveled back thru Evansville we stopped and visited the LST 325. This ship is in private hands (learn the wonderful story) and is slowly being restored by a group of volunteers. This is a labor of love that has been going on for...More

2  Thank stephenf197
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Was pleasantly Surprised by this Historic Memorial. Tour by Actual Crew Member was Very educational. A MUST to visit while in Evansville!!

1  Thank Gary A
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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

What an awesome walk through time. It’s still fully functional, but stepping foot on something that sailors were on during world war 2, feeling that nostalgic feeling of a different era. Amazing. Our guide was super friendly and knowledgeable. I went with my mom, aunt,...More

1  Thank Bobbi M
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

We toured the entire boat with a vet. He was stationed on this boat when it was in the Navy.They sail it up the river in the summertime.

1  Thank The C
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

David Coker was our tour guide and he was fantastic. So passionate and very knowledgeable. This was the entire reason for our visit to Evansville, and we surprised my dad with a tour. He loved it and we all had such a great time learning...More

Thank Amber S
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Lauren K
July 7, 2015|
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Response from KennethGrant | Property representative |
Hello Lauren, I am Kenneth Grant, and I work as the Museum Operations Manager with the Ship. We do have some Logs and photos for various LST's. That have been donated to the Memorial. We do have a few photos of the LST-715... More
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Patricia C
July 4, 2015|
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Response from Gary S | Reviewed this property |
Although Monday would be a good bet that it will be open, so sorry for later answer. Gary
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Brittany R
January 14, 2015|
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Response from tasha1962 | Reviewed this property |
I cannot remember exact amount!! I think it was 10.00 for adults and a couple dollars less for children.You would not be able to get below with a wheel chair.I do not know about any discounts.I hope this helps!!
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