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SPECIAL ALERT: The Battleship IOWA will be closed to the public on Friday March 13th and is scheduled to re-open no earlier than Monday April 20th.  While no reported cases of the Corona Virus have been reported at this museum, we believe this closure is in the best interest for the continued safety of our Guests and Crew and adheres to the guidelines set by the City of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles and the State of California.  We appreciate your understanding and look forward to having you visit us in the very near future.

Welcome to the Battleship IOWA Online Access Pass Store! Click below to choose your preferred pass type. “General Access and Premium Pass” are for Battleship IOWA Museum visits.  You can add-on special tours and exhibits to these pass purchases.  “Misc. Experiences” include basic General Access with additional remote attractions such as the Queen Mary and the Aquarium of the Pacific.  The “Big Stick Experience” is an exclusive full-day personalized premium experience aboard Battleship IOWA.  Ticket booth and boarding for pass holders is open from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM daily (closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas).  Additional information including changes to programs and schedule are available by calling 877-446-9261 or on our website at https://www.pacificbattleship.com.   Follow us on Facebook
Big Stick Experience
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.

 
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