Battleship IOWA will be closed for a special event Monday, Oct. 4 - Wednesday, Oct. 6. We will resume regular hours Thursday, Oct. 7.

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Artifact Gallery:

Battleship USS Iowa Museum Los Angeles collects relevant artifacts to help tell the story of the ship and the Surface Navy to a broad audience.  Below you will find some of our accessioned artifacts in our collection.  Not all items are on display and are monitored according to our collections management policy.

We accept new items in the collection on a case-by-case basis.  Click here for more information.

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2F USS Iowa BB-61 "Tirpitz Watch" off Argentia, Newfoundland, Aug - Oct 1943

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IOWA's CO Capt. McCrea welcomes RADM Sir Walwyn, Royal Navy - Governor General of Newfoundland. October 15, 1943. USN photo.
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RADM Sir Walwyn, Royal Navy - Governor General of Newfoundland inspects IOWA’s Marines. October 15, 1943.
RADM Sir Walwyn, Royal Navy - Governor General of Newfoundland inspects IOWA’s Marines. October 15, 1943.
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IOWA's superstructure details, as built with a 04 Level open bridge. Boston, November 1943.
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Other photos - US Navy Archives and National Archives

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