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USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

Spanish Fort, Mobile, Alabama, 36527

The Basics

If the weather cooperates, plan to spend a day at Battleship Memorial Park to enjoy the waterfront grounds. Be sure to leave enough time to enjoy the numerous attractions, including all 12 decks on theUSS Alabama, and self-guided tours of the submarine, aircraft pavillion, and tank and artillery areas. Aviation enthusiasts enjoy the park's historic aircraft, including the A-12 Blackbird spy plane, OS2U Kingfisher, and F-86L Sabre jet.

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Recent reviews from experiences in Mobile

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Battleship park Great
Kent_L, Jul 2021
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park Admission Ticket
Enjoyed all the up close reality of the equipment on display here. Very clean and well organized facility Thanks to all the men and women ( combat/non combat ) that were and still involved with our armed forces
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Impressive display
Duane_M, Oct 2021
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park Admission Ticket
Fantastic group of Navy, Army and Air Force hardware to admire. So glad we went. I recommend this to everyone.
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Job well done! So much history unveiled in a two hour visit!
Jason_T, Oct 2021
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park Admission Ticket
Seeing our sons understand how we are so fortunate to have our freedoms and to stand exactly where so many sacrificed for our great nation - PRICELESS
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The displays were very...
Alana_W, Oct 2021
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park Admission Ticket
The displays were very informative. The set up was so surreal! Great experience. Would recommend to other family and friends.
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Great experience! Would...
Ron_K, Oct 2021
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park Admission Ticket
Great experience! Would recommend to everyone interested in WW11 history. Will be back again, loved the air museum.
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Arrive early and enjoy the day
Jessica_R, Jul 2021
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park Admission Ticket
The USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park was easy to access and very detailed. It was great to get to walk around and see so many tanks, planes, the submarine, and the battleship all in one location. We arrived early so able to get plenty of pictures in before the crowd arrived. As we were leaving around noon, the parking lot was beginning to fill up.
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Totally amazing...
Shelby_S, Sep 2021
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park Admission Ticket
Totally amazing experience! And we would go 10 more times if we had the time before our vacation was over! 110% recommend to everyone of every age! And if you have a baby who isn’t of age to walk yet, I suggest wearing them in a baby sling! It will help tremendously!
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Great learning experience...
Dale_B, Sep 2021
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park Admission Ticket
Great learning experience of what provided my freedom and way of life.We are all very fortunate of the country will live in and this battleship and many others like her provide.
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Amazing Navel History
Don_M, Aug 2021
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park Admission Ticket
A very impressive ship and there was so much more to see. A great collection of tanks, airplanes, helicopters and the submarine USS Drum. Definitely worth the trip.
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A tour through history
Monica_J, Aug 2021
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park Admission Ticket
The simulation is awesome! We loved the self guided tour through the submarine and the battleship. The whole tour through history was amazing.
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Absolutely amazing
Sara_B, Aug 2021
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park Admission Ticket
The entire battleship was amazing, we would tour it again! It is so neat how it takes you back in time!
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What a cool place!
Nicole_P, Aug 2021
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park Admission Ticket
This place was awesome. The boys and I loved it. Such a cool experience and the tours we're actually laid out quite well if you pay attention to the numbers. We took at least 4 hours to go through everything, my 3 old was able to keep up but dragging towards the end. The battleship has lots of narrow stairs. But worth it

Things to Know Before You Go

  • TheUSS Alabama is a must-see for military history fans.

  • The self-guided ship tour lasts about 2.5 hours.

  • Kids age 5 and under and members of the military enjoy free entry; senior citizens get discounted admission.

  • The park offers a free, information-rich mobile app.

  • Pack a lunch to dine alfresco at the park's bayfront picnic area, which include small grills and covered picnic tables.

  • Though much of the park is wheelchair accessible, some areas of theUSS Alabama are not.

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How to Get There

The most convenient way to visit Battleship Memorial Park is to drive, as it's just off I-10. From points east, take I-10 W to exit 30. From points west, take I-10 E to exit 27. Follow signs for Battleship Parkway.

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When to Get There

The Battleship is open year-round, but its hours vary by season, with earlier closing times in fall and winter. The ship is closed on Christmas Day. Arrive early in the day to avoid afternoon crowds, and expect more visitors on holidays such as the Fourth of July and Memorial Day.

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Cruising Around Mobile

Because of its waterfront location, a visit to Battleship Memorial Park may inspire a trip onto open water. There are numerous boating options in and around Mobile. Nature enthusiasts can explore wildlife on a cruise of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, anglers can take advantage of fishing excursions, and animal lovers can see dolphins on a dolphin sightseeing trip—with numerous tours departing just a short drive from theUSS Alabama.

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