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Our Mission

The mission of the Pacific Battleship Center is to celebrate the American spirit through the preservation and interpretation of the Battleship IOWA, to educate the public on the accomplishments and sacrifices of American patriots, and to engage our guests in unique and exciting ways that bring the ship to life by connecting the past with the future.

Our Core Values

Quality, Interactivity, Authenticity, Alive, Arrival, Consistency, Comfort, Accessibility, Safety, Spirit

The Battleship IOWA crew comes from a variety of backgrounds including maritime, military, business, attraction, non-profit, technology, hospitality, construction, and other trades.  Through the unique melding of these skills, the crew has become a dynamic and efficient team that works to provide our guests an authentic American experience.  We celebrate the American Spirit daily by bringing the Battleship IOWA alive for guests of all ages to enjoy.  The experience begins with a vision and mission - one that was developed by everyday American patriots.  The IOWA crew looks forward to welcoming you onboard as a guest for the day or a potential new crew member in the future.

Learn about the board(s) and management of the Battleship IOWA Museum.

Click here to get more financial information about Pacific Battleship Center and the non-profit funding and operation of Battleship IOWA.

View profiles of the organizations that help to fund the programs and services provided by the USS IOWA Battleship. 

The USS IOWA would like to thank its supporters for their continued help in preserving the battleship for future generations.  View the patrons of the IOWA here.

To learn more about the history of the USS IOWA Battleship, read facts about the ship, view its service timeline, and see photos of the IOWA click here.  

Plan your visit to the USS IOWA Battleship Museum here.  View ticket prices, group tour options, private event possibilities, and more! 

Volunteers are key to bringing USS IOWA alive. Our volunteers enjoy the exciting experience of working on a battleship and being part of a team. To apply click here!

Pacific Battleship Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that operates the Battleship USS Iowa as a museum and educational platform.  For more information click here.

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