American Victory Museum and Ship

Type: Attractions, History Museums, Military, Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Conveniently located close to downtown and adjacent to the Florida Aquarium, the American Victory Ship is one of Tampa's hidden gems. One of only four WWII ships that are fully-functioning, the Ship...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Sun-Mon: Noon-5pm
  • Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $10; Senior (65+) $8; Military $5; Child (4-12) $5; Child (0-3) Free

  • Best for Sightseeing Because: Tampa's American Victory Museum and Ship is one of only four WWII ships still functioning and offers a unique opportunity to experience life on board.
  • Best for Attractions near Cruise Port Because: The American Victory Ship, located next to Tampa's cruise port, provides a rare glimpse into life aboard ship during WWII.
  • Best for Museums Because: At the American Victory Ship, one of only four fully-functioning WWII ships, visitors can experience sailors' living and working conditions.
  • Best for Attractions near Amalie Arena Because: Perfect for WWII history buffs, the American Victory Ship is located near Amalie Arena.
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: The American Victory Museum and Ship is an authentic WWII ship fun for the whole family to explore.

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