Walk where heroes walked, right in downtown Muskegon! History jumps out at you from every deck and every corner. Discover USS LST 393 Veterans Museums outstanding wartime record as you tour a nationally renowned veteran’s museum with artifacts and displays honoring those who served America and fought for the freedoms we enjoy today.
The USS LST 393 Veterans Museum is proud to open this historic warship and nationally renowned veteran’s museum for public tours.
Earning three battle stars in World War II in the invasions of Sicily, Italy and in Normandy, LST 393 was then outfitted and painted in camouflage scheme for the intended invasion of Japan. She proudly wears that scheme today and is being faithfully restored to her wartime greatness.
Come for a visit and learn first-hand about USS LST 393. History will come alive for you as you take a fascinating 30 to 45 minute tour of this historic ship. Marvel at the technology and living conditions our World War II sailors endured.
For self-guided tours, a colorful and user-friendly map is provided. All artifacts and points of interest are well marked and displayed.
Guided tours for small and large groups feature knowledgeable guides, customized itineraries, and are available by calling (231) 730-1477.
The USS LST 393 Veterans Museum will also be playing host this summer to “Movies on Deck”. The historic warship’s “Movies on Deck” starts June 7 with “Ghostbusters,” a family favorite comedy sponsored this year by the Watermark Center. Films are shown on the USS LST 393’s huge screen on the top deck starting right after sunset, around 10 p.m.
There is no charge to attend “Movies on Deck” screenings, although donations to help support the restoration and veteran’s museum are always welcome. Moviegoers can bring their own chairs and refreshments; popcorn, soda and snacks are available for sale.
Check out the full schedule here.
The USS LST 393 Veterans Museum will also host the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce’s Business for Breakfast on May 31, 2013. For more information on this event, click here.
USS LST 393 Veterans Museum is now open for its eighth great season. Visit seven days a week through Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
USS LST 393 Veterans Museum
560 Mart St.
Muskegon, MI 49440