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Battleship Cove
5 Water Street
Fall River, MA 02721

Experience firsthand what it was like to serve on board a Navy warship.

Don't just learn about historyŚlive it! At Battleship Cove, you will experience firsthand what it was like to serve on board a Navy warship in WWII. You can sound the diving horn on Submarine Lionfish before you slip below the can crank the handwheels on Big Mamie's 40-mm guns as you knock enemy planes from the sky....

But your journey doesn't end there. Sail through the Cold War on USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. and learn how the ship's unmanned helicopter hunted Soviet submarines. Or climb on board a high-speed missile corvette that the Soviets designed to fight us.

Whether you're a die-hard naval history buff or a casual enthusiast of military hardware, you'll have much to discover at Battleship Cove!


  • 8 vessels, 5 of which are National Historic Landmarks
  • A growing aviation collection, including a drone anti-sub copter, a Huey and a Cobra
  • Programs for families, students, and teachers
  • The beautifully restored, 1920 Fall River Carousel
  • Lunch in the Officers' Wardroom on board USS Massachusetts

From the North:
Take I-93 South to 128 South. Take Rte 24 South to Fall River, take Exit 7 - Rte 79. Take Davol St Exit, follow signs to Battleship Cove.

From the South:
Take Rte 114N or 138N to Rte 24N. At junction of Rte 24 and I-195W, take left exit to Fall River. Take Exit 5 before the Braga Bridge, bear right at the first fork and right at first exit. Take first left under the overpass onto Davol St. Follow Davol St to a 4 way intersection. Take a right onto Water St and follow to Battleship Cove.

From the West:
Take Mass Pike to Rte 495 South. Take Rte 24 South to Fall River. Take Exit 7 - Rte 79. Take Davol St Exit. Follow the signs to Battleship Cove.

For directions from Providence or Cape Cod, visit our website.

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Open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Summer hours 9AM - 5PM

Adults: $15
Seniors & AAA: $13
Children 6-12: $9
Children under 6: FREE
Active military with ID: $7
Military in uniform: FREE