Welcome aboard the American Victory Ship! As one of only 4 fully-operational WWII ships in the country, the American Victory Ship is a national treasure and true American icon. Anchor your place in American maritime history by experiencing an unforgettable voyage of discovery. Come aboard and witness virtually the entire ship including cavernous three-level cargo holds, radio and gyro rooms, hospital, galley, weaponry, steering stations, flying bridge, signaling equipment, wheelhouse, mess halls, crew cabins, lifeboats, the Captain's quarters, cargo equipment and the engine. Enjoy rare artifacts, exciting exhibits, uniforms, medals, documents and photographs. It's all right here throughout nine decks and our 455'x109' cargo vessel.
We are a world-class, shipboard, maritime museum dedicated to honoring the men and women who built, sailed, protected and provided service, worldwide, through the American Merchant Fleet since 1775 during times of peace and war. The American Victory Ship Mariners Museum endeavors to serve the community at large by preserving and interpreting maritime culture, folkways and the legacy of maritime industry through engaging youth and sharing a passion and understanding of the impact maritime industry on local, regional and national economies. We look forward to welcoming you aboard!
As one of only 4 fully-operational WWII ships in the country, the American Victory Ship ventures out on our critically-acclaimed Relive History Cruises twice per year. The cruises, which normally take place in the spring and fall, will allow you to take pleasure in sailing throughout the Channel aboard our maritime vessel, relive historic traditions, enjoy music and entertainment.