|USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park|
| Avg. visitor rating: (271 visitors)
|Address(1)||P.O. Box 65|
|Address(2)||2701 Battleship parkway|
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| best tequila|
New York, New York
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05/09/2012 @ 22:29 [ref: 42277]
| Steve Weiss|
Back in the 1980's, I visited the museum there and I think some of the airplanes were different then. I have a photo of what I think is an F6F Hellcat. F21 was stenciled on the side under the canopy, and 21 was stenciled on the underside of the left wingtip (from what I can see). Am I recollecting correctly that this was once part of your collection? If so, can you tell me what happened to it? By the way, I watched as the B-52 made its entrance on a barge...what a day!
04/27/2011 @ 22:17 [ref: 15455]
| Tony Wessel|
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
I visited this museum last spring and have some pictures on Facebook, just copy this link to see the pictures: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2328916&id=17126934&l=bbe559cf21
04/03/2011 @ 20:07 [ref: 14385]
| Tony Wessel|
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
I just visited the museum and have posted pics on my Facebook page. Copy and paste this link: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2328916&id=17126934&l=bbe559cf21 Facebook users feel free to "Add" me to see all my photos. If the link doesn't work, you can contact me at email@example.com. There are also armored vehicles and artillery on display, not to mention the battleship!
03/26/2010 @ 09:33 [ref: 9308]
| Scott Shea|
I've have been blessed with a unique opportunity with the Navy to have been part of a community service volunteer effort with the museum and staff over the course of a couple months. I'm not biased, but this is a world class grade A museum,and easily one of the finest and most important example of preserving history in this country!! Easy to get to off of interstate I-10, the park grounds and USS Alabama battleship are well worth the cost of the admission. Plan to be there a day because with all the exhibits, it will take that long to see everything!
One thing not mentioned is the Aircraft Pavilion now has a Mig-17 that was just recently added, and if I do say so myself is one of the most accurately painted North Vietnamese paint scheme that you'll find out there!
All of the museum staff are extremely devoted to the museum and are just the friendliest group of dedicated individuals you'll find. Owen, Mike, Tim, and Lee, just to name a few, are usually around and are extremely knowledgeable and the friendliest people you'll ever meet!
If you plan a day, there is no need to bring a lunch. The cafe has some of the best homemade pizza that you'll find in the area!
with the USS Drum WWI Sub, the Aircraft, the Ship, the tanks, and the memorials, you might need to plan two trips to see it all, and it is growing! While they are still repairing the aircraft from Ivan and Katrina, the progress they have made on getting the pieces back on display is exemplary. At this time (Dec 09) The F-86, F-105, Kingfisher, The Panther, and the C-47 are still undergoing repairs, but the A-12, YF-17, and all the other great pieces are back!
Tell me, where else in the world can you see an A-4, F-4, A-6, RF-8 (that was the Cuban Missile Crisis instigator), A-12, F-14, F-15, F-16, YF-17, and a F-18 (which this one has a unique combat history) all in the same place? I'll save you the troubles-NO WHERE but at Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile, Alabama! It's worth the trip! I could go on, but see it for yourself! Other aircraft and helicopters are around the parking area including the ones mentioned, but the museum has gone out of his way to get some of the rarest and most historically significant aircraft collection.
11/30/2009 @ 18:40 [ref: 9178]
This place was super! it broke my heart to see several of the aircraft still damaged from Katrina, WWII and Korean ear. However this place was still awsome. good ammount of groud vehicles and aircraft on display not to mention the battle ship and submarine. best of all though is if you go there on the right day there is a very cognasant survivor of the Bataan Death march selling his book. Pretty amazing to talk to him. good museum well rounded and Mobile is beautiful to drive through, deffinetaly going back.
04/22/2009 @ 07:13 [ref: 8784]
| Alan Guthrie|
I toured the entire ship from bow to stern. What an encredible ship!
When I got home, I was telling my Uncle Earl Finch, all about the Alabama, at which time he asked if I saw his picture.
Turns out he served on the Alabama during WW2, Gunners mate 5 inch mount.
02/02/2009 @ 23:25 [ref: 8652]
| J R|
Fort Mill, South Carolina
FANTASTIC. Had a ball. Very friendly staff. Some of the aircraft are gone. The ones that are damaged are being restored. It all takes time and money. Don't forget to tour the USS Alabama and the USS Drum.
10/29/2008 @ 18:05 [ref: 8489]
| Terry Necaise|
New Orleans, Louisiana
We have been staying overnight with our NJROTC cadets for five or six years now. Our cadets look forward to it each year. As a matter of fact I will be departing school in less than an hour from now for this years first overnight on the Alabama. I would like to see area JROTC units (LA, MS, AL, FL)along with all scout groups come together one weekend to help preserve this icon for the future cadets and scouts.
09/26/2008 @ 10:47 [ref: 8435]
| CRYSTAL LOY|
I WAS ALSO WITH CDR MARINER,CDR MARINER IS MY NJROTC INSTRUCTOR, AND I DO HAVE TO AGREE THAT THE USS ALABAMA WAS GREAT!!
11/08/2007 @ 08:54 [ref: 6477]
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