Battleship IOWA Los Angeles has been at the front line of protecting America’s Freedom and Security since 1943. Visit the Nation’s iconic Surface Navy ship museum and experience fresh-air tours that comply with public health guidelines. During your visit and tour, you will see why the ship is affectionately known by her crew as the “Battleship of Presidents”, “The Grey Ghost”, and “The Big Stick”. Choose from a menu of experiences including a Self-Guided Tour with free use of our award-winning mobile app or the socially distanced Private Guided Tour that brings you to places behind the scenes. Learn first hand why Battleship USS Iowa visitors continue to rate it as one of the best museums in Los Angeles.