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5 Water St

Fall River, MA 02721

Phone: 508-678-1100



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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 plus.  We provide a lunch on all these events.  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.


Firepower Tour

Not currently scheduled; 9:00AM-12:00PM

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.


Destroyer Tour

Not currently scheduled ; 9:00AM-12:00PM

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.

Engine Room Tour

Not currently scheduled; 12:00-3:00PM 

Explore the rarely seen inner-workings of a mighty battleship and destroyer with engine room veteran, Hugh Doyle.


Battle of Casablanca Tour

Not currently scheduled; 9:00AM-12:30PM

Please join us for this special tour about the USS Massachusetts and the Naval Battle of Casablanca.  Learn the truth behind the battle and see the areas of BIG MAMIE that still hold special history from this engagement in which BB59 would be Flagship.

PT Boat Tour: PT617/PT796

Not currently scheduled; 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. Tour includes lunch. 

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!