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Don’t Just Learn History – Live it at Battleship Cove Naval Heritage Museum in Fall River, MA

Welcome to America’s fleet museum, Battleship Cove – the world’s largest exhibit of historic naval ships.  Tickets

Located on the waterfront in historic Fall River, Battleship Cove is one of Southeastern Massachusetts’ most popular tourist attractions. With its collection of military vessels of local, national, and international importance, the museum draws visitors from all over the world.

Explore the  USS Massachusetts, the destroyer USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., submarine USS Lionfish, and PT Boats from the South Pacific, as well as the thrilling interactive Pearl Harbor Experience.

Battleship Cove was also the 5th most popular attraction in the state during the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays!

The Museum is an  unforgettable journey of discovery into our country’s past and a learning experience visitors will not soon forget.

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Open daily, 9:00am – 4:30pm

Help us preserve this amazing collection!

To schedule a group visit please call 508-678-1100, ext 101.

Featured Event

Space Saturday, January 17, 2015 – 9:00am-4:30pm

Blast off into space right from the deck of Battleship Cove’s destroyer, the USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. in celebration of 50 years since the ship was involved in the Gemini space capsule recovery program on Saturday, January 17, from 9:00am -5:00pm.

Programming and Funshops with great activities for the whole family will be offered all day!

Gemini 6 and 7 were manned spaceflights in NASA‘s Gemini program in 1965. The crews spent nearly 14 days in space, making a total of 206 orbits. The Gemini 7 was the passive target for the first manned space rendezvous performed by the crew of Gemini 6A.

Funshops will include making a space helmet, eating real astronaut food, coloring a Gemini mission patch and more as visitors learn about the 1960s space missions that changed the world.

Funshops are $5.00 per person for non-members and free for members. Registration is required.  All other activities are included with general admission. Please call 508-678-1100 ext. 101/102. Full events calendar

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“The preservation of a historical memorial providing the public with an educational experience to honor patriotism and country.”
  • Battleship Cove

    5 Water Street
    Fall River , MA 02721-1540


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    Phone 1: 508-678-1100
    Phone 2: 800-533-3194
    Fax: 508-674-5597