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USS LST Ship Memorial

840 Lst Dr, Evansville, IN 47713-3108
+1 812-435-8678
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Go see a piece of history

Had a good time. Guided tour of a piece of American history. Would highly recommend it. Hard to... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Mike-Alf
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CAPE GIRARDEAU
via mobile
Great piece of history!

The LAST working LST from WW II! Interesting ship, good docent who toured us around the ship; may... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Big_bro_1_usa
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Chicago, Illinois
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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 good23%
  • 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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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Had a good time. Guided tour of a piece of American history. Would highly recommend it. Hard to believe how much that ship can handle.

Thank Mike-Alf
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

The LAST working LST from WW II! Interesting ship, good docent who toured us around the ship; may be difficult for older people/vets as there is some climbing involved and tight spaces; makes you appreciate the sacrifices made during the war. Plenty of parking; can...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I recently took a tour of the ship when it was docked in Clarksville Tennessee. The experience was awesome. It was organized informative and a wonderful experience. The crew were friendly and answered all questions. We got to meet the captain. It's...More

Thank Sally L
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Took our friends from PA, who's father was on a similar LSI in the war and who had contributed a scale replica model that is on board this ship. The one hour tour was fantastic, our guide very good and a Navy veteran herself. The...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

I suppose as you grow older you start to realize what sacrifices many people have made for our country. This is a great example. Make sure you get Sargent Goodall as your guide or if you need to ask questions. Very knowledgeable and very passionate...More

Thank Valerie B
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This memorial his the last operating LST still operating. The tour guide was excellent and knew the story of the boat as well as its activities during ww2. aAs a veteran, I would recommend it highly as it brings to light the things that happened...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We went on the first tour on March 4, 2017. The ship was easy to find and we enjoyed watching the barges come up the river while we waited for the tour to open. Our guide was great, he was very knowledgeable and friendly. It...More

Thank D D
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Touring this ship was a peak experience and a great adventure. The ship is fully restored and operational and the tour guide was very knowledgeable and clearly proud of his ship. This ship is an important piece of US military history and is a great...More

Thank Kenneth J
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is the place to take your family to. The history of this ship is fascinating and how we came to acquire it even more. If you have a family member who served in World War 2 this will take them back. The ship's crew...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

I had the privilege of touring this beauty while it was out of it's normal Evansville port. The crew were very knowledgeable and caring to the history and the visitors. At one point, my family was fortunate enough to visit an area not normally seen...More

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Lauren K
7 July 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
4 July 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
14 January 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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