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Battleship Cove

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Address: 5 Water Street, Fall River, MA 02721-1540
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+1 508-678-1100

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Battleship cove

Fun! Explored ship with 2 boys ages 3 and 5 and two girls ages 4 and 6! They all had a blast.they especially loved exploring the sleeping quarters!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Fall River, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun! Explored ship with 2 boys ages 3 and 5 and two girls ages 4 and 6! They all had a blast.they especially loved exploring the sleeping quarters!

Thank nancyfurtado
Fall River, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An exciting trip into the past. A must see for all history lovers, and an fun destination for children and adults alike.

Thank jeremiah_chicca
Fall River, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tours are for all ages, family-friendly, singles, couples, or groups. The fleet size and it's maintained details are well worth the visit. Walk on the ships of our history's past, they sit close together like time capsules. You feel the honor from within of the men who served on these magnificent vessels. From Battleship, to PT Cruiser, to Submarine,... More 

Thank bigdaddyboat
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I have visited a number of aircraft carriers in different U.S. cities, but it was very interesting to have so many historical water craft to visit in one location. It was fascinating to walk around the battleship. I greatly enjoyed that we were permitted to explore up and down passages inside, chambers with guns, narrow spaces, hallways,... More 

Thank brankat
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Before traveling the last leg of your trip to the Cape and Islands. Be sure to stop at Battleship Cove in Fall River MA. Your kids will love the many Navy Vessels that are waiting to be explored. Not a wallet buster and lots of WWII history to hear and see. Tours available and Marine Museum within walking distance. Spend... More 

1 Thank paulQ7358HJ
Somerset, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

The people working do an excellent job at maintaining such a large fleet of ships for everyone to be able to learn. Many displays and information regarding wars past and present.

1 Thank snowman7880
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

My thanks to those who served our country, and especially to those who served on the USS Fall River. It was in the first and last wars of WWII and still stands today. There is a snack bar located on ship, but it is expensive. There are also bathrooms only at the main entrance, so "go" before you go.

1 Thank AmtrakFan 1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Battleship Cove is a really nice attraction suitable for all ages. It does require climbing and paying attention to your footing. The USS Massachusetts (Big Mamie) is huge and there are so many fascinating artifacts - I would say a good amount of your time will be spent here. It's warm below deck so it's perfect even for a cold... More 

1 Thank Di3rC
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Once again I was visiting the area for a few weeks, and it wouldn't be complete without several visits to my favorite battleship! One time, I met my cousin and his girlfriend there....it was their first time there. They were both very impressed! I also met the new curator, and she was very nice. My pet rabbit "Narvik was also... More 

1 Thank Marc C
Johns Creek, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Be ready to walk and climb and do.. enjoyed it. Very cold the day we came had lunch on the ship. Can really see ever from sleeping and eating quarters to access to the 16in guns

1 Thank loujswz

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