Historic Battleship USS Iowa served in the U.S. Navy for over 75 years. Visitors of all ages enjoy memorable self-guided outdoor museum tours while kids search for Vicky, the ships mischievous mascot! Create family memories aboard the Battleship of President’s.
Outdoor Museum Located on the LA Waterfront
Gold and Silver W3 Awards for Best Museum Mobile Apps/Sites
Voted #1 Best Museum: Travel + Hospitality Awards
TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence 2012-2018
California Governor Award Winner for our Best Museum App
When you visit the Battleship USS Iowa, you can thank a veteran and hear how they lived aboard in-person and through the mobile app. Your visit and/or donation goes towards supporting education, veterans, and community programs.
Considered one of Los Angeles’ best outdoor museums, Battleship USS Iowa features interactive programs focused on education, veterans, and community. All admissions and donations go towards supporting our non-profit programs in education, veterans, and community.
We invite you to watch the video to the right. After watching the video, please explore our website and plan a visit.
“Best Exhibit to See with Your Kids” – CBS Los Angeles
“Best of the South Bay”
“Best Museum Ship of the Year – SSHSA”
“10 Best Museum Ships” – USA Today
Travel and Hospitality Award Winner
6 Consecutive TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence
Consistently rated as a best museum in Los Angeles
Governor’s Historic Preservation Award