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Battleship Wisconsin

One Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510
+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. Open Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:45
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
One Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510
+1 757-664-1000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Battleship Wisconsin is accessible only with paid admission to the Nauticus Maritime Center. There is a free self guided tour or a paid guided tour of the ship and/or engine room. There are multiple decks to visit that are accessible with stairs (navy ladders)...More

Thank shnpan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed ourselves on the Battleship Wisconsin. There are tons of activities to partake in. We enjoyed the Escape Ship activity, it was very hard to escape but well worth the time. They also have horror tours and Halloween activities. Very fun! Will definitely...More

Thank BusinessTravelerML
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour of Wisconsin. Was her roughly ten years ago and do not recall having access to anywhere near as many places as you do now. Great tour.

Thank ripstack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ship was huge, the weapons were incredible. The software they showed was super antiquated. How did the ship run without modern technology? The cost and manpower needed must have been incredible. The life of a sailor looks brutal. God Bless our Servicemen!

Thank fishheadflorida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all loved touring around this wonderful ship. So much history. Definitely worth the money. Very informative guides on board.

Thank 925KitC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully maintained battleship appropriately honoring the service of the ship and the sailors who served on her. Like walking back into history!! Firepower!!

Thank pulema
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a nice tour but it could be way better. We toured a boat in California and we were actually able to go inside the birthing areas, the kitchen and mess hall, and we were also able to walk in the captain's quarters. Here...More

Thank vacritter2000
NauticusMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Battleship Wisconsin, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are sorry to hear that you missed seeing many of the features of our self-guided tour. If you make a return visit, start out in the Ward Room. From there, you'll be able to see The Battleship Wisconsin is a city at sea. The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Wisconsin is a very interesting part of U.S. history. Great guided tour with very knowledgeable staff. I felt it was worth the price of admission.

Thank geridicola
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seeing the ship up close and experiencing the history was wonderful The extra money for the guided tour is more than worth it. The only bad thing is parking. There are approx. 6 spots on the property to park in. The rest is all parking...More

Thank sharon s
NauticusMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Battleship Wisconsin, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. You are correct about parking being in the garage across the street. We do have handicapped parking on site at a first come first served basis. Also, you can have your party dropped off in the front...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Throughly enjoyed, and was humbled by, the storied history of this ship (and crews). Long, long service to our nation. Great to go below decks and see first hand how sailors lived aboard and imagine what their lives were like. Inspiring.

Thank Oceantics
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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
23 September 2016|
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Response from jamiee618 | Reviewed this property |
With military discount I think it was $21.95 per ticket. Well worth it.