USS North Carolina Battleship Museum, Wilmington – North Carolina Thursdays January 9, 2020

I started looking for North Carolina Thursdays possibilities today and went with the USS North Carolina Battleship Museum – in Wilmington.

Official Website:

Visiting: (includes the policy on using drones in the area)


The Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is open every day of the year, including all holidays, as the Ship serves as a memorial.

Ticket Sales:

Labor Day – Memorial Day: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Memorial Day – Labor Day: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Summer Hours:
Friday before Memorial Day (May 24, 2019) through Labor Day (September 2, 2019): 8:00 am – 8:00 pm, ticket sales end one hour before closing, EXCEPT Independence Day (4th of July) when the ship closes at 5:00 pm for enforcement of firework safety zone, when the last ticket will be sold at 4:00 pm.

Winter Hours:
Tuesday following Labor Day (September 3, 2019) through Thursday before Memorial Day (May 21, 2020): 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, EXCEPT Christmas Day when the Ship opens at noon. Ticket sales end one hour before closing.

The tour is self-guided and is well-marked so that you can tour at your own pace. We recommend allowing at least two hours for the tour, but for the true enthusiast, you can spend much more time than that.


Adults: 12 & over: $14.00*
Seniors: 65 & over: $10.00*
Military: Active or retired, military spouses & dependents, with ID cards: $10.00*
Children: 6 through 11: $6.00*
Children: 5 & under: Free
Friends of the Battleship Members: Free
*Plus Tax

Ticket sales end one hour before closing.

The Battleship gladly accepts cash, VISA, MasterCard or Discover. We do not accept personal checks.


The Battleship offers a 15% discount on admission for groups of 10 or more visitors paying by a single source. The per person discounted group rates are as follows.

Adults: 12 & over: $10.00*
Children: 6-11: $5.00*
Children: 5 & under: Free

*Plus Tax

Groups are encouraged to make reservations to ensure receiving the discounted rate. To make a reservation or to receive more information, please contact Shelly Robinson or call 910-399-9101.

Atlas Obscura: No listing located

Facebook: NCBB55




Google Maps: Google Maps Wilmington, North Carolina (Street View available)

Historical Marker DataBase (HMDB): (one other USS North Carolina location – see next link) (the other marker location)



Landmarkhunter: Two listings located

Linkedin: No listing located

National Register of Historic Places: No listing located

Only In Your State:


Roads and Kingdoms: No listing located

Roadside America:


Silly America: No listing located

Smoky Mountain News: No listing located

Snapchat: No listing located

Strange Carolinas: No listing located

This is my South: Briefly mentioned

Trip Advisor:


Twitch channel or search: No listing located  –


Vimeo channel or search: › battleshipnc (several other videos available)

VisitNC: (wasn’t easy to track down this link);

Waymarking: No listing located

Wikipedia:; mentioned on



Past North Carolina Thursdays posts:

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