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Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

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Address: #1 Battleship Road, Wilmington, NC 28402
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+1 910-251-5797
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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As you walk the decks of the NORTH CAROLINA, imagine yourself in the South...

As you walk the decks of the NORTH CAROLINA, imagine yourself in the South Pacific during WWII searching the sky for enemy aircraft, anticipating what may happen next. Step aboard the most decorated US Battleship of WWII! Explore nine decks, crew's quarters, gun turrets, and much more. Discover where history comes alive. Located at the junctions of highways 17, 76, 74, 421 on the Cape Fear River across from historic downtown Wilmington. Open every day!

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Fun and educational in a unique way

We have taken all kinds of family and friends to visit the Battleship, some I thought wouldn't be interested and they were. There is something for everyone. Lots of walking and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have taken all kinds of family and friends to visit the Battleship, some I thought wouldn't be interested and they were. There is something for everyone. Lots of walking and view into the lives and times of the Greatest Generation.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'm not a history buff but my husband wanted to see this battle ship while vacationing in Myrtle Beach.. It was a pretty easy drive about an hour and twenty minutes away. Cost $10.00 for senior citizens or military. A couple bucks more, if not. This was an incredible experience. We loved it. As others have mentioned, there's a lot... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The self-guiding tour of the various parts of the ship and the informative signs complete with excerpts from real sailors, really gave the visitor a look at life on a navy ship during WW II.

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Thank Judy M
North Canton, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Took the family. Educational. Lots of walking. Some tight spaces (not recommended if u have claustrophobia). It was cool to see the insides of the ships! Priced right.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was an interesting way to spend a few hours. Be sure to view the movie when you enter which will give you a full understanding of this ship's legacy. Wear sneakers !! You can do the tour without the narrow stairs if you wish but you'll miss a few things. It was a bit confusing at times when we... More 

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Snow Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Self-guided tour is interesting and educational. A great way to spend an afternoon. Had two kids along and they both enjoyed this trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the Battleship on my birthday with my Wife. Great way to spend a few hours and had a great time! A must see when in the Willmington area!

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Chester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly fascinating afternoon exploring this great piece of our history. One realizes how this great ship must have been manned by fearless sailors. It is a great machine and once onboard you can sense it has a great soul. The guides were wonderful. What an experience!

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great self guided tour of the ship. The staff is very helpful. Lots of interesting things to see. We spent about two hours but wished we had more time.

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Thank Momvold
Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The battleship really does take you back in history and allow you to see how things were during WWII.

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