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VIP Tour Series
Experience the Battleship IOWA as a VIP. Let a highly trained member of the Ship's Crew escort you into areas that are not currently and may never be on the General Public Tour.

The Big Stick Experience
Price: $2,500.00

Go big and experience the ultimate adventure aboard the battleship of Presidents! Embark for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour aboard the Battleship IOWA and explore areas unseen by the general public. Experience what it was like for the team to come aboard the Battleship as some of the first people to see the inside since her decommisioning in 1990. View the sailor art, hear the stories from veterans and crew members, experience the fascinating operation of a battleship by viewing the city at sea functions such as the working shops, engineering spaces, laundry, galleys, trash room, post office, offices, miles of piping and electric wires, combat engagement center, anchor windlass, 5" gun mount, and much more. Have lunch in the Captain's or Admiral's Cabin with special guests that may include members of leadership, former and current crewmembers, and veterans. This tour is unique, interesting, and a once in a lifetime adventure unlike no other. An assigned crew member will reach out to you prior to your arrival to discuss details and your interests to plan your personalized experience!

This tour traverses numerous decks, steep stairways, and may take up to 5 hours. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing. Price includes lunch with a special ship history presentation, special wharfside parking, and a commemorative "Big-Stick" hat for each of the guests. Limited availability requires 10 days advance non-refundable booking or reservation. Some portion of the fee may be considered a tax-deductible contribution to the Pacific Battleship Center (a 501c3 non-profit), please check with your tax advisor for advice.

The cost for The Big Stick includes up to 6 people. There is no discount for reduced sized groups.

Full STEAM Ahead
The Full STEAM Ahead tour includes separate tickets for our regular self guided General Admission tour and the new guided behind the scenes tour of the engineering spaces on board. The new two hour guided tour of an engine room, boiler room, hospital, post office, Combat Engagement Center and plot room, gives the guest access to areas of the ship that have been off limits to the public in the past. Due to the confined spaces along this tour, it is limited in group size and daily availability. Guests are required to wear closed toed footware due to the steeper ladders and grated decking is some areas along the tour path,and must be able to negotiate the ladders that will take them up and down to these unique spaces on board. This tour is not recommended for children under 10 years of age or those with any physical condition that may impair their ability to negotiate the stairs or stand for prolonged periods of time. Currently, this tour is only available on Saturdays and Sundays, with sessions at 11:00am and 2:00pm.

Full STEAM Ahead Members Only
Regular Price: $59.95
Member Price: $25.00
This purchase price requires a valid PBC Membership number to complete the transaction.

Full STEAM Ahead
Price: $59.95
The Full STEAM Ahead tour offers a fully guided behind the scenes view of the engineering spaces on board the ship. It also includes a visit to the Combat Engagement Center, Ship's Hospital and Post Office. This tour has a limited capacity and must be used on the date and time you have selected. Closed-toe shoes are required for this tour.

A separate General Admission Ticket is included for the self guided Extended IOWA Experience tour, which may be used any day during normal operating hours. In addition to those areas already available on our General Admission tour, the Extended IOWA Experience now includes newly opened Third Deck attractions, featuring "Lost At Sea: The Explorations of Dr. Robert Ballard", plus the ART Gallery, Laundry, Tailor Shop and Barber Shop.

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