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USS LST Ship Memorial

840 Lst Dr, Evansville, IN 47713-3108
+1 812-435-8678
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Great tour

Loads of history and the excellent efforts of naval personnel who ensured the LST 35 "came home... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Barbara M
Wokingham, United Kingdom
Local history on a national stage

What a great tribute to the work done locally that had an impact nationally. It amazes me to see... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Evansville, Indiana
via mobile
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The USS LST Ship Memorial is the last fully operational WWII Landing Ship, Tank in the United States, and is dedicated to these very important ships and the men who served on them. The USS LST 325 was one of the over 200 that participated in the Normandy Landings. Tours of the ship are guided as the ship is fully operational, and run on the hour with the last tour going on ship at 3:00 PM.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
840 Lst Dr, Evansville, IN 47713-3108
+1 812-435-8678
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Loads of history and the excellent efforts of naval personnel who ensured the LST 35 "came home". Nothing but admiration for the men who made this possible and those that continue to keep the LST in great shape. What passion they have. They say the...More

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

What a great tribute to the work done locally that had an impact nationally. It amazes me to see what kind of conditions our military survived in this era. How fortunate we have been to have access to this to help little ones know what...More

Thank emmyzoomzoom
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Took a Sunday 12 noon tour as soon as they were open. Had a 97yo WWII LST Navy vet on tour with us! Toured to top deck, and then went below decks to where 20 Sherman tanks could have been for a beachfront assault! It...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Lots of history and the boat is still in working condition. The tour guide had lots of good tidbits and made history fun for kids. Thank you guys. Well done

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoy history and appreciate greatly the military service so this was a great addition to our Evansville visit. The tour was led by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteer. The ship (don't call it a boat!) is fully functional with the exception of a few...More

Thank treasureseekermth633
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Since we were in Evansville overnight, a friend recommended we visit this WWII vintage ship. There is a $10 admission charge but the guided tour of the ship is interesting and worth the money. This is a ship that was used to transport troops to...More

Thank Russ B
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our tour and tour guide was very knowledgeable, as he has spent time on an LST himself. Surprised at how much we learned about the ship and WWII. Definitely a must see if you are in the area.

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Great tour! I had a very enthusiastic tour guide, John, who answered every question patiently and shard so much history and love of this boat to us! I want to come back with my cub scouts!

Thank pinkmoongirl
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Made my Third visit and took an ex-Air Force friend... he was totally fascinated with the history of LSDs ... I've had a different guide each time and have learned some new tidbits each time. After I retire would like to put in enough volunteer...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Loved this historical experience above this old WWII vessel. The tour guide was very friendly and informative. He had a genuine love for these ships that were build in the ship yard at Evansville.

Thank gljaggers
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Lauren K
8 July 2015|
Response from KennethGrant | Property representative |
Hello Lauren, I am Kenneth Grant, and I work as the Museum Operations Manager with the Ship. We do have some Logs and photos for various LST's. That have been donated to the Memorial. We do have a few photos of the LST-715... More
Patricia C
4 July 2015|
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Response from Gary S | Reviewed this property |
Although Monday would be a good bet that it will be open, so sorry for later answer. Gary
Brittany R
15 January 2015|
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Response from tasha1962 | Reviewed this property |
I cannot remember exact amount!! I think it was 10.00 for adults and a couple dollars less for children.You would not be able to get below with a wheel chair.I do not know about any discounts.I hope this helps!!