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The Bath Iron Works Story: By Land & By Sea
August 11, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 21, 2021
Get the inside story of Bath’s iconic shipyard! This combination trolley tour/cruise includes a tour of the exhibit BIW: Building America’s Navy, a guided trolley ride past Bath Iron Works, and a one-hour narrated boat cruise. The tour begins in the immersive exhibit BIW: Building America’s Navy where you’ll experience a high-tech look at the people, processes, and ships of Bath Iron Works and discover why “Bath Built is Best Built.” Then board the trolley for a narrated ride past the shipyard stopping at key observation areas where your guide will interpret the work and process seen from that location. The trolley will then drop you off to board the museum’s cruise boat for a one-hour cruise featuring spectacular water views of modern shipbuilding construction and naval destroyers. Seating is very limited, reservations highly recommended.
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 12:30-3 pm, May 17-October 28.
Members $42; nonmembers $52; 12 and under $33
Tour fees include museum admission.
*The tour is 2.5 hours long. Please note that due to security restrictions, this tour is not permitted to go inside the BIW shipyard.