Behind the Scenes Tours:
In order to provide a more in-depth and enhanced educational experience for our visitors, Battleship Cove now provides Behind the Scenes Tours to allow for a more intimate look at the history, equipment, and people that surround our historic landmarks.
These special tours are by reservation only, with limited availability, and are age 13 and over. We provide a lunch on all these events except for the Below Depths Tour. Cost for non-members is $65 and $55 for members.
Please click on the tour image below for online tickets sales for these educational opportunities.
Engine Room Tour
March 28 and June 20, 2020
Explore the rarely seen inner-workings of a mighty battleship and destroyer with engine room experts. Learn all about the machinery and what life was like for those who worked in these pivotal spaces.
April 25, 2020
Join us as we explore areas of the destroyer, USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. not open to the general public, as well as provide up close visitation to all the sensors and weapon systems of this Cold War Warrior.
May 9, 2020
Join experts on battleship gun technology in this small and intimate tour of Big Mamie's 16" guns. This tour walks visitors through the process of loading and firing, as well as providing historical context.
PT Boat Tour: PT617/PT796
June 6 and August 8, 2020
9:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for a tour inside our two rare PT Boats. These wooden boats were armed to the teeth with torpedoes and were fast combatants in coastal enemy waters.
Battle of Casablanca Tour
October 3, 2020
Hear all about the USS Massachusetts and the Naval Battle of Casablanca. See the areas of BIG MAMIE that still hold special history from this engagement in which BB59 would be Flagship.
April 18 and June 18, 2020
9:00am - 12:30pm
Have a look into what life was like for those in the supply department aboard the battleship, specifically the cooks and bakers in this food-centric tour. A special galley-style lunch is included.
A schedule of upcoming tours can also be found under the Events section of our Facebook page. Please click the Facebook link below to "Like" us.
To learn more about our docent led Behind the Scenes Tours, please contact us at 508-678-1100 extension 102 or contact us below for more information!