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Artifact Gallery Items

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.

Your visit and/or donation supports education, veterans, and community programs at Battleship IOWA Museum – a 501c3 non-profit organization.

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USS Iowa on the slipway ready to be launched. Note drag chains hanging from the bow. Rare color photo 80-G-K-13507

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