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Welcome to Battleship Cove

Battleship Cove is a non-profit war memorial and historic military museum with an emphasis on naval heritage and a dedication to honoring the veterans who served in defense of our country.

Close up of ocean waves


The home to five National Historic Landmarks and Official Veteran memorials on both the state and national levels, Battleship Cove has been preserving our nation's military heritage since 1965. 

Find Museums and Memorials

With battleship USS Massachusetts (BB-59), destroyer USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr (DD-850), submarine USS Lionfish

(SS-298), PT Boats 617 and 796, and the Fall River Maritime Museum, you will be sure to have an educational and memorable visit to "America's Fleet Museum."

Sunrise photo of the historic ships at Battleship Cove
Child aboard USS Massachusetts

Come Aboard
Education Abounds

From Nautical Nights to Special Events, we've got something for everyone!

Child writing on plexiglass

Plan Your visit

Opening hours, ticket prices, and tour maps

Marine saluting

Support Battleship Cove

Battleship Cove is a 501c3 non-profit that relies on donations and ticket sales to keep our naval heritage alive. 

Volunteers aboard USS Massachusetts

Get Involved with Battleship Cove

Grab a paint brush, help greet visitors, or suit up in a WWII uniform and help us bring history to life.

Supporting Parnters

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