• Battleship Cove

    5 Water Street
    Fall River, MA 02721


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    Phone: (508) 678-1100

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Battleship Cove
5 Water Street
Fall River, MA 02721-1540
p: (508) 678-1100
f: (508) 674-5597

For press inquiries, please contact Cristoff Shay at (508) 678-1100, ext. 134.

Please be advised the ships are historic, and as such have asbestos aboard. It has been treated and is completely safe when left alone. Please do not hang on, nor touch wrapped pipes. Remember, these vessels are National Historic Landmarks and war memorials, and are irreplaceable.


April 1 - September 30, 9:00am-5:00pm - 7 days a week
October 1-October 31, 9:00am-4:00pm - Monday - Sunday
November 1 - March 31, Friday - Sunday, 9:00am-4:00pm. The museum is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

Administration is open Monday - Friday 9:00am-4:00pm. Overnights are available, please call 508-678-1100 ext. 102 for more information.

The Maritime Museum is open 11am-3pm daily April 1-September 1, open weekends, September 1- September 30. Closed October 1 - April 1. Group tours, functions and special requests are available by calling 508-678-1100.

Tickets are good for two consecutive days

Members - Always free
Adults - $25.00
Seniors - $23.00
Children aged 4-12 - $15.00
Children under 3 - FREE
US Military with ID - $16.00
Veteran with ID - $16.00
US Active military in uniform with ID - FREE
South Coast Citizen - $12.00 Adults, $8.00 Children (Must show valid ID with Fall River, New Bedford, Westport, Dartmouth, Somerset, Freetown, or Dartmouth address)
*Group rate - Please call for current rate
*Educational rate - Please call for current rate and guidelines
*Nautical Nights- $69
*reservations required

Please note: last ticket sold one hour before closing time.


Battleship Cove is conveniently located in Southeastern Massachusetts on scenic Mt. Hope Bay. Take Exit 5 off I-195 or Exit 7 off Route 24 South. Follow signs to Battleship Cove, 5 Water Street, Fall River, MA 02721.

The Maritime Museum is located at 70 Water Street, Fall River, MA 02721, just a short walk up the street from the Battleship.


Free parking is available at Battleship Cove. If you need special assistance, please call 508-678-1100 ext. 101 and our staff will assist you.


Due to the nature of the museum's historic ships, Battleship Cove has limited accessibility. please call 508-678-1100 ext. 101 for exact details. The Maritime Museum is fully accessible.

Food Service

Food service is open 10am-4Pm daily featuring a variety of sandwiches, soups, french fries and daily specials from Edible Creations. Snacks and drinks are available for purchase in the Visitor Center and in vending machines throughout the campus. The Visitor Center also keeps menus of local establishments - we are happy to assist you in picking the perfect lunch or dinner spot!