American Victory Ship & Museum

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Admission Tickets to American Victory Ship & Museum

Visiting the American Victory Ship & Museum is a humbling experience, as you come face-to-face with the challenges and dangers that the brave soldiers encountered during their service at sea.

A Floating Museum

If you find yourself in Tampa, Florida, and happen to have a fascination for maritime history, the American Victory Ship & Museum is an absolute must-visit destination. Stepping aboard this living piece of history is like taking a voyage back in time to the era of World War II and beyond.

The American Victory Ship, also known as the SS American Victory, is one of the few surviving Victory class of ships from World War II. Built in 1945, it played a crucial role in supplying troops and transporting cargo during the war.

Today, the American Victory Ship serves as a floating museum, preserving the memories and stories of the brave men and women who served on these vessels during the war. The museum offers an immersive experience that goes beyond typical static displays. Knowledgeable docents, some of whom are veterans themselves, guide visitors through the ship, sharing gripping stories and historical context.

You can explore the cargo holds, engine rooms, crew quarters, and even the wheelhouse, where the ship’s navigational magic happens. From the various equipment used on board to personal items belonging to the crew, every corner of the ship has a tale to tell.

705 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

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