The park was opened in 1965 to the public as an independent agency of the state of Alabama. Since then, more than 13 million visitors have trod her decks and stood in awe of her majestic presence. The submarine USS Drum, a World War II veteran with 12 Battle Stars, joined the USS Alabama in 1969.
If you ever wanted to know what it was like to live on a ship...this is the place to visit. Great history
Walk the decks of the mighty battleship, go below in the submarine Drum, and explore 20 historic aircraft, all here at the Battleship Park. The USS Alabama saw battle in both the Atlantic and Pacific and is the recipient of 9 WWII Battle Stars.
If you are a history buff or just enjoy taking a walk back in time, this is the place for you to visit. Only a short drive from Pensacola, you can visit the USS Alabama a retired battleship. She was the fourth and final member of the South Dakota class of fast battleships built for the United States…
Great place to view Mobile Bay and view some incredible US machinery and history—their air hanger contains lots of specialty aircrafts!
Great place to take the kids so they can see history. They can also see just how big these ships really were.
Awesome 👍 slice of history and impressive power 💪 from an earlier time. see the WWII submarine the USS Drum while you are there. Hard to imagine that many men in such small quarters. Movies make them seem bigger.
“Did you know that Mardi Gras actually started in Mobile? Great place to learn about our history ”
“Situated on scenic Mobile Bay, Felix’s Fish Camp is the premier choice for fresh Gulf seafood, USDA-certified steak, and breathtaking views on the Mobile Causeway. Incredible entrees paired with outstanding service ensure our guests feel like the toast of the town.”
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“close to Mobile and a great visitors center with a good amount of hiking in well maintained paths, also they do kayaking and have various animals live and stuffed on display”
“This is the place to go if ya want to have a true Mobile experience as seen through the eyes of locals! Excellent atmosphere, excellent food, and even a better vibe!! This place is also pet friendly.”