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USS Massachusetts (Big Mamie)

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Awesome display

My 2 sons LOVED the ships and there massive weaponry. We spent 3 hrs just learning about weapons... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Steve T
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Was like a kid in a Candy store!

They have done a fantastic job restoring these ships! I think you might be able to spend the... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

My 2 sons LOVED the ships and there massive weaponry. We spent 3 hrs just learning about weapons systems and much more. It was an awesome experience.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed August 26, 2018

They have done a fantastic job restoring these ships! I think you might be able to spend the night on them also? Anyways, we had a blast here on this ship! Lot's to see and lots of levels to this ship. Fun Fun! If you...More

Thank arcticway
Reviewed August 23, 2018

USS Massachusetts is a WWII battleship of the South Dakota class built in 1941. Large parts of her are open to the public including the engine room, the powder magazines, turrets, etc. Having been to the USS New Jersey just a few days before, I...More

Thank mark1pwt
Reviewed August 2, 2018

You can access all areas of this amazing vessel, plus there is a submarine next to it that you can also tour. really good experience.

Thank Clive1234x
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Standing on the deck of this ship on a windy day gave you only a fraction of an idea of what the crew withstood. There are many levels and areas that you are allowed to explore! Some of the stairs going to upper and lower...More

Thank Voice1234
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

We visited the USS Massachusetts which was at the Battleship Cove in Fall River, MA. It was a chilly May 18 for us. The Big Mamie was really humongous from the outside. What’s really cool is that you could really check out most part of...More

Thank Rolinette
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

We loved this shop! It’s size alone is spectacular! But to be able to walk the same “halls” as the brave persons who were stationed to her was awe inspiring! Absolutely everyone should go and absolutely everyone can do it! Rich in history, views and...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

You can’t go wrong: meet the MIA pilot who “showed up alive” for the 50th anniversary of the ship’s arrival; picture yourself speeding across inlets in “Boats” Newberry’s riveting PT-boat display. Or prowl the submarine Lionfish, imagining her underway; discover the legend that is the...More

Thank Justice_Sonia
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Interesting to tour a WW2 era battleship. The tour is self guided. You can spend hours getting lost in the ship. Many artifacts. Videos of former crew gave insights into life on board and were interesting to watch. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank debp1959
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

I got to check another Battleship off my bucket list, in addition to the Massachusetts there are 3 other ships that you can tour, interior of the ship is open down to 4 decks can also can access into the front turret can't go up...More

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