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Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

#1 Battleship Road, Wilmington, NC 28402
+1 910-399-9100
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Interesting history

Be prepared to do some walking and climbing, but interesting exhibit of Word War Two Battleship... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Patrick B
Up close and personal

We did a self directed your and easily maneuvered around the ship. You were able to get close to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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As you walk the decks of the NORTH CAROLINA, imagine yourself in the South Pacific during WWII searching the sky for enemy aircraft, anticipating what may happen next. Step aboard the most decorated US Battleship of WWII! Explore nine decks, crew's quarters, gun turrets, and much more. Discover where history comes alive. Located at the junctions of highways 17, 76, 74, 421 on the Cape Fear River across from historic downtown Wilmington. Open every day!
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“below deck” (90 reviews)
“engine room” (88 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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#1 Battleship Road, Wilmington, NC 28402
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Be prepared to do some walking and climbing, but interesting exhibit of Word War Two Battleship, including life onboard for the sailors.

Thank Patrick B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did a self directed your and easily maneuvered around the ship. You were able to get close to most exhibits. A lot of personal artifacts made it very real.

Thank klsavarese
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband I and visited the battleship last week. It was really neat to read about all of the people that served on the ship. My favorite part was the kitchen, getting to see how they cooked everything. I love how they had plaques in...More

Thank CherylJ506
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went as a family to the battleship. First time our kids (ages 11-22) had ever been to something like this. It was a great learning experience and they were able to see first hand what our military people did and how they had to live...More

Thank Searching11
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fun to see what ship life was like and amazed by the guns on the ship! It is in fantastic shape for the age of the ship. Credit to all those who help maintain the ship.

Thank busybee543
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband served in the Navy but on an aircraft carrier, so it was interesting to show our 2 teens the basics of what my husband’s experience was like. If you are sensitive to heat, don’t go on a hot day because there is only...More

Thank Christina W
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I enjoy visiting some of our Naval ships, I found it very interesting and actually enjoying time with family. Got to sit behind the guns onboard and see how the sailors lived. Good time and really interesting

Thank Dan R
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent restoration and preservation of this WWII Battlewagon. First brought to Wilmington after kids saved their pennies, she is a lasting tribute to the men and women that defended Liberty, Freedom, and America while fighting on foreign soils.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you believe in the AMERICAN WAY, please do yourself a favor and pay the $12 normal admission, $10 for seniors, $10 for x-military and free for active duty military. Even if it was $20 it would be worth it. We just toured it on...More

Thank Terry B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been to the New Jersey, the Iowa and not the North Carolina. Although the Iowa Class ships are newer, this is the first big gun turret we got to see. The tour is self guided but you get to see everything. Make sue...More

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battmomma
18 May 2018|
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Response from mpriest_11 | Reviewed this property |
Sort off. There are a lot of ladders you have to climb up and down.
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coxfencing
17 October 2017|
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Response from W4943QVdavidd | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed on the ship
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Amy20p
7 September 2017|
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Response from jennanddash | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if strollers were allowed, but I would wait til he's old enough to walk on his own. There are a lot of steep narrow stairs.
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