Welcome Aboard!

The Battleship is open daily, rain or shine, and most of the self-guided tour is inside the Ship and protected from inclement weather. Battleship admission includes a self-guided tour with 9 levels to explore. Guided tours are also available for individuals and groups.

Visitors can expect to spend at least 2 hours touring, but many visitors stay longer. It is up to you and how much you would like to discover! The Ship is yours for the day!

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Welcome Aboard!

The Battleship is open daily, rain or shine, and most of the self-guided tour is inside the Ship and protected from inclement weather. Battleship admission includes a self-guided tour with 9 levels to explore.  Guided tours are also available for individuals and groups.

Visitors can expect to spend at least 2 hours touring, but many visitors stay longer. It is up to you and how much you would like to discover! The Ship is yours for the day!

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Hours & Ticketing

The Battleship North Carolina is open from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm daily. This includes all holidays. The Battleship opens at noon on Christmas Day.

The Battleship gladly accepts VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, and Apple Pay. 

The Battleship does not accept personal checks or cash.

All admission sales are subject to NC sales tax.

Don’t want to stand in line?

Purchase your tickets in advance by clicking the button below!

General Admission

► Children (5 & under) — FREE
► Children (Ages 6 – 11) — $6
► Adults (12 & over) — $14
► Seniors (65 & over) — $10

Military

Active, retired, military spouses & dependents $10
Must present military ID

ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)

► ADA Adult $6
► ADA Child (Ages 6 – 11) $3
► ADA Aide FREE

Other

► Tincan Sailor/HNSA Card Member $6
► Friends of the Battleship Members — FREE
► Group Rates — Click Here

Don’t want to stand in line?

Purchase your tickets in advance by clicking the button below!

Tour Route Map

Download or print this free tour route map before your visit!

Group Rates

Bring your group to the Battleship North Carolina! Groups of 10 or more individuals receive an admission discount. Groups of 10 or more people are strongly encouraged to make a reservation to ensure they receive the group admission rate. To make a reservation or to receive more information, please contact Shelly Robinson or call 910-399-9101 between 9 am – 3 pm, Monday – Friday.

Walk-Up groups are accepted at the Ticket Counter if the group pays with one single source.

Group Admission Rates

Adults (12 & older): $10
► Children (Ages 6 – 11): $5
► Children 5 & Under: FREE

Find out more about group guided tours and/or programs!

Parking & Directions

The Battleship offers free parking and has ample room for buses and RVs. No overnight parking is allowed.

The Battleship’s address is 1 Battleship Rd., Wilmington, NC 28401, for all GPS directions.  We are located directly off HWY421N on the Cape Fear River across from Downtown Wilmington.