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USS LST 393

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Address: 560 Mart St, Muskegon, MI 49440-1044
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History was made, now see the ship that made it!

We were leaving the area when we saw the ship. My partner in travel is a war history lover so we had to stop. I'm glad we did. It is a fabulous tour of a ship and a tour back... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 June 2016
Heidi D
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Durand, Michigan
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Durand, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

We were leaving the area when we saw the ship. My partner in travel is a war history lover so we had to stop. I'm glad we did. It is a fabulous tour of a ship and a tour back in time. You walk in the maw of the ship. It was a ship that was used when they beached... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Another military attraction by the Muskegon Bay. You can see and experience by yourself the size of this vessel when you're in. There is a lot of other interesting things related to this vessel or the people who were part of it during the WWII. It's interesting place for military and History lovers. RomanP

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Caro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

My children really loved this stop! They didn't realize just how big it was inside or that they'd learn so much.

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Spring Lake, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

The LST 393 is in excellent shape. Much larger on the inside than I expected. Lots of exhibits. Beautiful memorial to all the veterans from the Muskegon area.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

This ship was talking our troops to Omaha Beach on D-Day. This is a floating museum that has a colorful history. After the war it was a car transport carrier from Michigan to Wisconsin and back via lake Michigan. It's painted in its war colors now. A must see if you can.

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Visited the ship on a loverly sunny morning, to find friendly and warm staff on arrival. The ships interior has been fitted with relics on this greats ships campaignes. The main interior landing space has a series on exhibits from Ww2 era having seen action during operation overlord in France. The ship has seen action in more than this conflict... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

Muskegon is so lucky to have this historical ship and the SS Sivlersides. If you live anywhere near and haven't been here, please go. It will give you more of an appreciation for what the WW II soldiers endured.

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North Muskegon, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

A visit to Muskegon is well worth it to visit one of the great monuments of the Second World War. It is vessel designed to ferry and land tanks and trucks from the sea to the land. LST 393 was used at Normandy on June 6, 1944 and open to the public on the waterfront just west of downtown Muskegon.... More 

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Muskegon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

My wife and I were invited on board for a cocktail party and found ourselves ignoring the open bar to spend time looking at all the "stuff" contributed by WWII veterans who had either served on this ship (which is enormous, BTW) and exploring every inch of the ship -- which is completely open to visitors. Great reminder for those... More 

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Bryson City, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Touring the LST 393 was not my idea -- I just went along with the group and had very low expectations. Needless to say, I was very pleasantly surprised AND I learned a lot! I also couldn't believe I spent almost 3 hours and was NOT bored. It was really very interesting. Take the time to watch the 'LST Trainng... More 

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