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Battleship Wisconsin

1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
+1 757-664-1000
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Berthed at Nauticus, the Battleship Wisconsin is one of the largest and last battleships ever built by the U.S. Navy. Explore its deck through a self-guided tour or, with an additional charge, one of our guided tours that will take you back in time to experience this majestic ship that earned five battle stars during WW II
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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
+1 757-664-1000
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Saw this ship and the museum at the same time. 2 adults and 2 kids (12 and 15) and I would highly recommend it. The battleship was a very cool experience and fun to walk through and see how it was run and how the...More

Thank Kiersten G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting to explore the ship. The kids loved to climb the stairs and go down into the hatches. It was huge!!

Thank Pammynam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cool! The guided tour is awesome and we had a great time talking to the veteran volunteers that work there, sharing their personal stories and information. A great place to visit in Norfolk, VA!

Thank HealthCoach G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am not into military history but still found this interesting. One of the largest battleships ever built, Wisconsin served in the Pacific in WWII, Korean War and Gulf War. They take your photo when you first embark. The torpedo room was very interesting and...More

Thank angeleyes27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the visit on board. Lots to see and read about the history of the ship and navy. Very interesting.

Thank scedin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a wopper , we did the vip tour . The ship has a colourful history , called whisky for a reason . Cost several high ranking officers they're promising careers , and made the navy drop Commodore from its progressive ranks . Find out...More

Thank craig j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came up and it was super cold so this was a great activity for the kids. My son absolutely loved the Battleship tour. They wouldn’t let me take my daughter. She’s only one and there was up and down stairs and high steps. However...More

Thank Lgblondeas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the Command and Control guided tour; rather expensive but gets you into more areas of the battleship. Tour guide was very good and had served on the ship, which gave interesting insights. I do recommend paying extra for the guided tour if you are...More

Thank Zach F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was wonderful to see this ship and learn more about the history. Great place for family and friends.

Thank Jackie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing, so big inside. I never imagine be right there. View incredible. Staff very kind. You know more about Norfolk.

Thank Kimberly A
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Philip D
25 December 2017|
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Response from John41354 | Reviewed this property |
You will have a hard time on the interior part of the tour.
Luann L
31 May 2017|
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Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no pets on the Wisconsin
3 October 2016|
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Response from Cecilia Z | Reviewed this property |
I would bring a jacket because you are on the waterfront and in Norfolk the joke is what 5 minutes and the weather will change. Also, you may want a scarf in case the wind is up. There really aren't any tight places that I... More