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SS American Victory Mariners' Memorial and Museum Ship

705 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5600
+1 813-228-8766
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American Victory's 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Honor Cruise

On 12/3/16 we were honored to be a part of this wonderful celebration. The parking was an issue and... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
casinogal
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Parrish, Florida
Worth checking out

If you airboats l appreciate military history you'll enjoy this. Well preserved and friendly staff... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2016
Dmoisson
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Champaign, Illinois
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705 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5600
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

On 12/3/16 we were honored to be a part of this wonderful celebration. The parking was an issue and better information and signage would have helped. Boarding was a breeze once you knew which line to get in; again a signage problem. The changing of...More

Thank casinogal
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

If you airboats l appreciate military history you'll enjoy this. Well preserved and friendly staff it was fun to learn about the ship and our history. You might be able to find a Groupon as well

Thank Dmoisson
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Its hard to imagine what anything from WWII was like but here you can experience it first hand. This nicely restored and maintained treasure is docked for all to enjoy. There are plaques describing what each room it and its purpose. You can just imagine...More

Thank Ruthann K
Reviewed 11 November 2016

My wife and I toured one of four WW 11 ships of the Merhant Marines. As a retied Sailor I was impressed with the ship. The main engines, (600 lb. steam) looked small but top speed is only 17 knots! not what I am used...More

Thank jim w
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I went along to The American Victory with my two sons, both in their 20's. This was "dads part of the trip". We all had a great time, me because I was interested in the ship anyway but my sons because of the chats with...More

Thank Greyareas
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I've visited ships in San Diego and N.Y. City. The American Victory doesn't measure up. Although the history of the ship is interesting, the ship itself isn't much, and it is still in need of more restoration. The ship is hidden behind the Aquarium, with...More

Thank shawsdolphin
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Best Halloween event ever!!! Includes super scary special effects and live actors. Takes about a half an hour to tour the haunted ship. These folks know how to do a haunted "house". Well organized and fun! Parking at aquarium lot was pricey at $10 for...More

Thank Eve A
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a work in progress - although they have already restored a great deal of this ship. The SS American Victory served in WWII, Korean War and Vietnam War and gives a very good idea of what life and work were like on a...More

Thank 27VMG
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I supposed I was expecting it to be in better shape. I think the money has gone into making her seaworthy for December of this year but the state of her decks, lifeboats and anything on deck is in very bad shape. It needs a...More

Thank Baxterthetravelguy
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My husband is a navy veteran, so we enjoy visiting old ships. There aren't a ton left from WW2 and this one was a Merchant Marine ship. The Merchant Marines don't get a whole lot of recognition for their contributions during the war so I'm...More

Thank notfromtexas71
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Rhonda K
31 July 2017|
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Response from sorr826 | Reviewed this property |
if you are a historian or just like history, spend as much time Lurking about the ship, but if it's curiosity that is getting you, about an hour should be fine
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Tisha399
6 June 2017|
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Response from Keona W | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not a rainy day activity
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Rickie N
30 September 2015|
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Response from ebriones68 | Reviewed this property |
Sounds hard. Too many stairs to get to the interesting parts of the Ship.
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