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Exhibits

Exhibits:

Explore our exhibits in-person and online with a focus on telling the story of the Battleship USS Iowa, the LA Waterfront, and the Surface Navy.  If you enjoy our exhibits, please consider donating or volunteering.

Surface Navy Heroes

Diversity, Leadership, and Bravery.

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Battleship of Presidents

Battleship USS Iowa has played host to leaders since 1943.

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Surface Ships

Explore the surface ships of the Navy over the eras.

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  • In-Person (temp. closed)
  • Online (coming soon)

Vicky the Dog

Find our mascot in a fun scavenger hunt. Learn more.

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HUP-2 Helicopter

Korean War-era Piasecki HUP Retriever on deck.

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Lost at Sea

Explore the human impact of shipwrecks found by Dr. Bob Ballard.

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  • In-Person (temp. closed)
  • Online (coming soon)

Mobile App Tour

Enjoy a tour with our dynamic mobile app.

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Sticks Engravings

Explore 12 engraved and hand-painted panels designed and built in Iowa.

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  • In-Person (temp. closed)
  • Online (coming soon)
flight simulator

Flight Simulator

Experience a thrilling ride in a flight simulator.

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  • In-Person (temp. closed)

Artifact Gallery

Explore some of the items in our artifact gallery.

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Gunnery Hazzards

Explore the the impact of gunnery hazzards at sea over the eras.

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  • In-Person (temp. closed)
  • Online (coming soon)
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