75th Anniversary of the Commissioning of the USS Massachusetts Celebration & Battleship Firepower Tour

Battleship Cove
5 Water Street
Fall River, MA 02721
Phone: 508-678-1100

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Battleship Cove celebrates the 75th anniversary of USS Massachusetts’ commissioning with a 20th century living history timeline.  From 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, military re-enactors will display uniforms and equipment used throughout the 20th century, spanning from the 1910 Boxer Rebellion, to WWII, to the Cold War.  The USS Massachusetts Living History Group be providing displays and demonstrations. Visitors can also decorate their own commissioning pennant from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM in the museum’s signature FUNshops. All activities are included with general admission. For more information, please call 508-678-1100

Also, join an expert on battleship gun technology in this small and intimate tour of Big Mamie’s 16” guns. This tour walks visitors through the process of loading and firing, as well as provide historical context. Tour is 9:00am-3:00pm and includes lunch and a souvenir Snack Ration box.
Space is limited to 10 guests. $75 for non-members, $55 for members. Ages 13+. Please call 508-678-1100 ext. 101/102 to register. Space fills up fast!

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