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6701 Stars and Stripes Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70126-8018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Other reviews have described the historical significance of PT-305 and the thrill of hearing the packards roar, so I'll leave those comments to the other reviewers. Amplifying the value of the experience is the crew, all of whom were involved in the restoration and have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

Fantastic PT boat ride. We were given the history of the PT boats during WW11. Staff was very friendly and helpful. PT 305 was restored to original condition. This was the high light of my trip. Strongly recommend it to anybody that loves boat.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Tony V
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Looking at PT 305, I thought what a crazy, fun insane way to go to war. I was in the navy. Submarines. Pt 305 has been restored beautifully. They made a few changes like seats for everyone. Safety wire around decks. When those packards fire...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

For a fan of history this was well worth the money. It is comparable to riding on a B-17 or other such warbird in terms of cost and experience. It is restored perfectly, which is somewhat amazing considering what this boat has gone through since...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Chris L
Reviewed 12 December 2017

The boat trip is very expensive and not really worth it, given that you can't get up, stand or walk around while the boat is moving. The noise makes it hard to ask questions and have conversations onboard. You can't really see much sitting down....More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank arex1337
Reviewed 5 November 2017

In 2007 the National WWII Museum acquired PT305 and shipped her by land from Galveston, TX to New Orleans, LA where she was restored to her original condition in the city where Higgins Marine originally built her. I watched the restoration through the windows of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank BR_Nice_Guy
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15 October 2018|
Response from Tony V | Reviewed this property |
No, just take a taxi and they will arrange for a taxi when you leave. Well worth the trip. You will love the experience.