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Enjoy one of our unique events that have put us on the map as a community platform. Annually, we host numerous events open to the public including Movie Under the Guns, Veterans Appreciation, Military Appreciation, Seminars, and many co-produced activities for the benefit of the public.  Stay in touch with our events by signing up for our email list by clicking here!  

The VADM Samuel L. Gravely Jr. Leadership & Service Award, which is conferred annually, recognizes African-American leaders in Southern California who exemplify the trailblazing, courageous service of the late U.S. Navy Vice Admiral.  More info at

The Battleship IOWA Museum in Los Angeles provides groups of all ages an adventure on board the “Battleship of Presidents.”  We have programs for groups of all sizes and special programs for ongoing ticket sales.  View flyer here.

The USS IOWA Battleship Museum is proud to offer a variety of programs geared toward children, including, Camp Battleship, Battleship Science, and Day of Discovery.  For schools, group ticket sales are offered. 

Part of Celebrating the American Spirit is providing our local partners and corporations with incentive programs such as our Corporate & Employee Program.   This program provides discount tickets to your employees, customers, members, and supporters.

Military Ceremonies

Reenlistment, commissioning, pinning, or retirement ceremonies can be held aboard Battleship IOWA any day from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Each ceremony is allotted 60 minutes of event time. Additional set-up ceremony options are available. More info...

She has earned the nicknames of Big Stick and The Battleship of President’s over the years due to her long and illustrious career. IOWA offers unique indoor and outdoor locations for an event.  More info...

USS IOWA - the West Coast’s only Battleship available for filming.  The USS IOWA earned 11 battle stars and numerous awards and acts as the most unique filming location in Los Angeles area.  More info...

USS IOWA Birthday Party

Birthday party packages for both youths and adults. Enhance your private event onboard the Battleship IOWA with tour guides, behind the scenes extras, gifts from the shop, photograph packages, audio/visual production services, and more! More info...



The Battleship USS Iowa Museum in Los Angeles is a popular destination in Southern California.  As an American Symbol, Battleship USS Iowa Museum has stood the test of time and provides an authentic museum experience.

Battleship IOWA Museum is a great place to have a picnic, catered event, meeting, or outing and her crew welcomes you and your special event guests to celebrate upon her teak decks, whether in the quiet shade of her officer’s verandas or in her stately wardrooms.

The Battleship IOWA Museum is proud to support its local community through the Community Partners program.  This marketing initiative helps churches, social groups, schools, and other community-based organizations raise money through discount museum passes.



Celebrate the American Spirit by hosting an event at the USS IOWA educational museum & attraction - the West Coast’s only Battleship experience. Battleship IOWA served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Cold War, hosted three U.S. Presidents, and was named 2013 museum ship of the year by SSHSA. More info...


Enhance your private event onboard the Battleship IOWA with tour guides, behind the scenes extras, gifts from the shop, photograph packages, audio/visual production services, and more! More info...


Whether it is a formal dinner, a casual banquet, or a fabulous meeting, our commitment to the environment and the finesse to exceed expectations will make your event special. Every catered affair at the Battleship IOWA is a one-of-a-kind experience that furnishes more than food and fun—it creates the kind of memories that will endure long after your last guest departs. 

Review & Testimonials

Exciting, historic, and intimate- find out why Battleship IOWA can be a great host for your next private event! More info...

Pacific Battleship Center
250 S. Harbor Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90731
p: 877-446-9261
p: 310-971-4462