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USS WISCONSIN                             757-664-1000
Fax:757-623-1287                    www.nauticus.org                                                         
One Waterside Drive, Suite 248, Norfolk, VA  23510
I-64 to I-264 West to downtown, take Waterside Drive exit.  Rte 44, take I-264 West to downtown Norfolk to Waterside Drive.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  Battleship USS Wisconsin is berthed adjacent to Nauticus.  It is the world's largest battleship. During the ship's career, the Wisconsin served in the Pacific Theater of World War II, and the Korean War, after which it was decommissioned. The ship was reactivated, modernised and participated in Operation Desert Storm.

TYPES OF PATHS TO OR AROUND ATTRACTION:  Uncovered bridge from 2nd floor to the ship.  Paths accessible to persons with mobility disabilities.  Length of paths 118 ft.

ENTRANCE:  Located 2nd floor of Nauticus.  Glass entry doors, 72 in. wide, easily open in with clearly marked metal bar handles located 36 in. above floor. 

PUBLIC REST ROOMS:  Located all three floor of Nauticus - none on USS Wisconsin.

ELEVATOR:  Located in Nauticus, none on ship.

SPECIAL SERVICES:
For guests with hearing disabilities, written scripts are available. Audio Tours for the Battleship Wisconsin are available. (check out at the admissions desk).

For guests with visual disabilities, there are audio tours for the Battleship Wisconsin are available. (check out at the admissions desk). Signs printed on a non-glossy surface.

For guests with mobility disabilities, wheelchair accessibility on board the main deck of the Battleship Wisconsin

FOOD AND BEVERAGE FACILITIES:  Located in Nauticus. Dockside Cafe which offers a salad bar, chicken wing bar and other tasty treats. Also have outdoor dining areas.

GIFT SHOP:  In Nauticus. The Banana Pier Gift shop is located on the first floor of Nauticus. With more than 3,000 square-feet of shopping space, filled with a wide selection of nautical souvenirs, apparel, books, toys, home décor items and of course a large selection of Battleship Wisconsin merchandise.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  The ship and museum retain the same hours as Nauticus. Admission fee.  The Wisconsin is accessible through the museum, located on the second floor of Nauticus.  Tours of the museum and ship can be scheduled in advance by calling (757)322-2986.

 

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