Friends of the Battleship provide public guided tours on Saturdays and Sundays subject to GUIDE AVAILABLITY.
Tickets are available for purchase at the ticket window.

See also the Friends Tours Website for details.

Tour fees include Battleship admission. Sales tax applies to all the tour rates. Click here for details on cancellation and refund policies.

Full Guided Tour “The Showboat” – Approx. 3-3.5 Hours

Tour Starts at 9:00 AM

Explore 9 levels of the ship from the Main and Secondary Plotting Rooms to the Bridge. The tour includes the Engine Room, Turret II Barbette, Main Deck, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Deck plus the Upper Decks to the 04 Level. This is the tour that will leave you amazed at this powerful engineering marvel.

Adults (12 yrs-65 yrs): $31.50
Senior (65 yrs+)/Active military (with valid ID): $22.00
Youth (6 yrs-11 yrs): $16.00
Children 5 & under – FREE
With Friends member discount — Adult: $13.12
With Friends member discount — Senior (65 yrs+)/Active military (with valid ID): $9.00
With Friends member discount — Youth (6 yrs-11 yrs): $7.50

Second Deck Tour – “City at Sea” – Approx. 1 .5-2 Hours

Tours Start at 10:30 AM and 1:00 PM

See what it was like to live aboard a floating city. 2,300 sailors lived and worked aboard this floating city at sea. The tour Includes Living Spaces, Sick Bay, Mess Decks, Ship’s Stores, Barber Shop, Ice Cream Shop and so much more. Go back in time and live the experience.

Adults (12 yrs-65 yrs): $26.00
Senior (65 yrs+)/Active military (with valid ID): $20.00
Youth (6 yrs-11 yrs): $14.00
Children 5 & under – FREE
With Friends member discount — Adult: $9.00
With Friends member discount — Senior (65 yrs+)/Active military (with valid ID): $7.50
With Friends member discount — Youth (6 yrs-11 yrs): $6.00

Above Deck Tour For Those With Limited Mobility – Approx. 1 .5-2 Hours

Tours Start at 10:30 AM and 1:00 PM

If you are unable to climb ladders or do not like confined space, then this is the tour for you. There is plenty to see and do on the Above Deck tour. Your tour guide will take you through the history of how the Battleship North Carolina came to be and you’ll learn of her roll in the fighting in the Pacific during WWII. You will also learn and how she became the most decorated battleship of WWII.

Adults (12 yrs-65 yrs): $22.00
Senior (65 yrs+)/Active military (with valid ID): $18.00
Youth (6 yrs-11 yrs): $14.00
Children 5 & under – FREE
With Friends member discount — Adult: $6.00
With Friends member discount — Senior (65 yrs+)/Active military (with valid ID): $6.00
With Friends member discount — Youth (6 yrs-11 yrs): $6.00