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I’d just like to say what a wonderful time I had during both tours I took of the USS Slater this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
cy81martin
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Amery, Wisconsin
Great Tour for Kids and Adults

We recently toured the USS Slater. The tour begins with a brief video of the history of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Meridan437
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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During World War II 563 Destroyer Escorts battled Nazi U-Boats on the North Atlantic protecting convoys of men and supplies. In the Pacific, they stood first in line to defend naval task forces from Kamikaze attacks. Today only one remains afloat in...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I’d just like to say what a wonderful time I had during both tours I took of the USS Slater this past weekend. I flew all the way from NW Wisconsin just to see your ship and I was not disappointed! I’ve toured the USS...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We recently toured the USS Slater. The tour begins with a brief video of the history of the Destroyer Escorts during World War II, then we were off to tour the Slater. The tour guide Mitch provided a lot of information about the ship and...More

1  Thank Meridan437
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Each time is different because of different volunteer tour guides. In the hour long tour, you will be walking to different stations onboard the ship. You will visit the: Galley (kitchen), bunks, communications, the officer's dining room (also the surgery if needed) plus more. My...More

Thank cooms2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

The USS Slater is the last destroyer escort in existence. Great tour throughout the ship with its storied history. My particular guide had served on similar ships and was extremely informative. Highly recommended

Thank Raymond K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the ship during the time it was still closed. Still a great view, took quite a number of pictures. The ship is in an excellent condition. Located just a few minutes walk away from Holiday Inn where I stayed

Thank igost
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The USS Slater is a great piece of living history. Our tour guide was highly knowledgeable. Highly recommended.

Thank dmiller514
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family & I enjoyed our tour of the ship today...We were all amazed by the great condition of the ship & the friendly & very knowledgeable guide aboard the ship. I highly recommend & don’t have any suggestions for improvements. We shopped in the...More

Thank Sonya L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a very interesting tour. How many times can you walk around a ship like this. See what it was like during the war.

Thank bus7mom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was very well versed with the history and topic of destroyer escorts (however he had a gap in air conditioning knowledge, here is the link to US navy submarine data https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gato-class_submarine showing that AC unit was installed during the war ;-). We enjoyed...More

Thank Krzyssz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was very educational. You get to see exactly how Sailors lives on ships. The small quarters, the chow hall, the kitchen, the gunners. It was incredible and very interesting. I have gone 2x. They have it set up as if it was original....More

Thank KAMou62
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Barb V
31 July 2018|
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Oh my gosh! I didn't see your question! It took us about 1 1/2 hours and I still wanted to see more But I think it might depend on your guide. Our guy was talkative. Minimum is probably about an hour. GREAT time. Trip... More
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Walter B
23 September 2016|
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The cost of the tour is $8.00 for adults and $7.00 for adults age 65+. You might find their website interesting. They have a newsletter that you may receive by email. The site gives history and times for visits. For the so... More
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1 August 2016|
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If you come across the Dunn Memorial bridge on Route 20, you can take the first exit into downtown Albany. It is less than a mile from there. If you are coming on 787, take the Empire State Plaza exit and get off at the... More
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