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Battleship NORTH CAROLINA Open on New Years Day


It’s a new year and you don’t want to spend the first day hanging around your house. What is there to do on New Year”s Day that is fun and inexpensive and the whole family can enjoy? Well, the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is a great place to visit for the first time or even your second or third time. Opening at 8:00 am until 5:00 pm on January 1st she welcomes you aboard!

Admission is only $12 for adults 12 and over, $10 for seniors (65 and older) and retired or active duty military, children 6 through 11 are $6 and kids 5 and under are Free!
battleshipncfamilyphotoToday the NORTH CAROLINA has been preserved almost exactly as she was during her active service. Come explore nine of her decks including Bridge, Crew’s Quarters, Galley, Sick Bay, Engine Room, Radio Central, Coding Room, Guns, Turrets and more!

Experience one of the most significant periods in the 20th century American History. The ship symbolizes the might and determination of our Nation to preserve the freedom of its citizens and of the world.

Discover the home to over 2,000 men. It was like a small city with its galley, bakery, butcher shop, soda fountain, ice cream shop, laundry, tailor shop, post office, movie theater, hospital and newspaper.

There was always something for a sailor to do and today there is so much for you to do! Step onto the stage where history took place and experience the thrill of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, the most decorated US battleship of WWII.

Located at the junction of Highways 17/74/76/421 on the Cape Fear River across from historic downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. OPEN EVERY DAY from 8:00am to 5:00pm (Labor Day to Memorial Day Weekend) and 8:00am to 8:00pm (Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day). Ticket sales stop one hour before closing.

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