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Battleship USS Iowa BB-61

250 S Harbor Blvd, San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA 90731-2830
+1 877-446-9261
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250 S Harbor Blvd, San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA 90731-2830
+1 877-446-9261
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It would appear that San Pedro does not exist....everything appears to be listed as Los Angeles some miles away. This Battleship was retired to this area and opened as a tourist attraction. You basically follow the dotted line for your tour of the ship. A...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If like to read about the wars at sea. Especially about WWII. Then if one is in LA, make plans to see this monster of steel. While it is very challenging for a handicapped person like me. (A lot of stairs to climb both ways)...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A self guided tour which showed a lot of the ship and got a true sense of the operations the ship was involved in. We got extremely lucky to meet a guide who had served on the USS Midway during the fall of Saigon and...More

Thank OttawaCurler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ship is hugely impressive. It is not nearly as crowded as the Midway Museum in San Diego. Although the audio tour was disappointing. They have you download an app on you cell phone for the audio tour but it doesn't seem to be completely...More

Thank Aaron3838
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A totally unplanned visit but as our cruise ship was moored next to it, we took the opportunity to view. The crew were most informative and willing to answer any questions you have. You can wander around on your own.

Thank MimiA165
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the battleship on 2 occasions: once to tour the ship and another time to plan/attend a wedding. The tour itself was interesting and fun for folks who like to climb (my grade school niece and nephew were enchanted), as some stairs are like...More

Thank lauraemikoelsaa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is free to residents of Iowa and very educational. There is an app that you can do your own tour with, or you can wander on your own and read the signs. They also have staff (volunteers?) who are former military that can tell...More

Thank Mel65B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here without any plan as we saw this battleship from the main road while cruising the coast road. We decided to step into the ship to see what's inside. We found a deal for a Cruise & visit to the battleship together. We...More

1  Thank TravelOGlazer
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I've always enjoyed visiting Navy ships: USS Hull DD 945, USS Diodon SS 349, USS Ticonderoga CVS 14, USS Midway CV 41, and how the USS Iowa, BB 61. Went on a weekday to avoid the crowds. Nice weather, but not enough time to see...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

was an enjoyable visit and staff were friendly and helpful.Biggest disappointment to me was that Ships store had no Blue ball caps which is and had none in stock for a week or more.So I went home without one and as I am not likely...More

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John M
My apologies if this is two questions in one, but we will boarding a cruise but would like to visit the ship before getting on board. Does anyone have any ideas about what to do with our luggage? Would we have to check in before hand to secure our luggage, then visit? Or is there a way to secure luggage prior to checking in? My kids are 3 and 7 so there's no way we would be able to carry anything. Also, we will be coming via shuttle, so can't store it in a car. Thanks!
23 May 2017|
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Response from Jonathan W | Property representative |
Hello John, We would encourage you to check it in at the cruise terminal first. They should be able to accommodate you early without a problem. Currently, we do not have a luggage check-in. If you do run into problems at... More
Donna G
I am staying at the Doubletree precruise and would like to visit the battleship before we board. How much time do you think is necessary to do the self guided tour with two children (7 & 10)?
20 February 2017|
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Response from Tessx | Reviewed this property |
two hours
Are there any good hotels nearby?
28 January 2017|
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Response from avie8tor | Reviewed this property |
Closest hotel is: Sunrise Hotel San Pedro 525 S. Harbor Blvd., Los Angeles, CA However, Suggest you stay in Long Beach, CA if you want a top quality hotel.