4 star rating: Recommended 6 Reviews

5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
  • Location: Long Beach, California
  • Duration:  Flexible
Explore a real battleship at Los Angeles’ Battleship Iowa Museum, touted as the World's Greatest Naval Ship and the West Coast’s only battleship open to the public. Bring the family along for a fun, unique, educational experience that takes you along the decks of a battleship that was used for more than 50 years and was an unprecedented leader in its class. On your self-guided tour, explore fascinating interactive exhibits such as a virtual aerial combat game!

Highlights

  • Admission to the Battleship Iowa Museum in Los Angeles
  • Walk through a real battleship that served the US for more than 50 years
  • Explore interactive exhibits such as a virtual aerial combat game
  • Learn important maritime history from the World War II to the Korean War to the Cold War
  • This is the West Coast’s only battleship open to the public
  • This unique educational museum and attraction is suitable for the whole family

Recent Photos of This Tour

What You Can Expect

Battleship Iowa Museum Admission in Los Angeles

Battleship Iowa Museum Admission in Los Angeles

The Battleship Iowa Museum is located on the waterfront in San Pedro, a port city in Los Angeles. Bring the whole family along for a day at this unique educational museum and attraction.

The Battleship Iowa served the US for more than 50 years, and is touted as the World’s Greatest Naval Ship due to its big guns, heavy armor, speed, longevity and modern technology. It is the last lead ship of any class of US battleships and was the only ship of its class to have served in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II.

As you walk along the wooden decks of the battleship, you’ll see what life must have been like for a sailor during World War II, the Korean War or the Cold War. Explore ammunition areas, missile decks, bridges and the captain’s cabin, and enjoy educational and interactive exhibits such as a virtual aerial combat game in the ship’s below-deck theater.

You’ll also learn some important maritime history, including the interesting fact that no other battleship in America’s history has been host to more US presidents, including Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan and George H W Bush.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

This tour is fun for the whole family! Not only was it educational, but it was also amazing to see history right in front of you. The staff was really nice and professional and my kids had fun searching for the dog "Vicky" throughout the ship. We had a great time!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2014

A true legendary Battleship with a lot of history to tell. The volunteers on the ship shares bunch of funny stories which is totally unknown before. Very worthy for the trip!

From USD $ 17.99

View price calendar

Low Price Guarantee

Select Travel Date


Flexible Date Guarantee

Enter Total Number of Travelers

(Age 18–61)

What's this, and can I change it?

Please note: After your purchase is confirmed we will email you a link to your voucher.
What's this?

Tour code: 5880IOWA

Advertisement
Advertisement

Viator uses cookies to improve your experience on our website. Learn more about how we use cookies and how to change your cookie settings | Close message