Rides & Deck Tours

Experience history like never before aboard PT-305! Fast and maneuverable, patrol-torpedo boats were a unique and essential tool for US naval forces during World War II. See and feel the PT boat experience and learn about the service of the men who called them home with PT-305—the world's only fully restored combat-veteran PT boat in operation today!

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The hull of the fully restored PT-305

Ride Details

Only offered on Saturday, limited availability. We highly recommend purchasing tickets in advance to assure your spot on the boat.

Children under 12 are not allowed on the boat.

Lasts approximately 90 minutes.

$350 per person; $305 for seniors, children ages 12–17, military, and Museum Members.

The boat is not ADA accessible.

Exclusive charters are available. Please contact our Travel & Conference Department at 877-813-3329 x257 for further details.

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Provided by PT-305 Excursions LLC Liability waiver must be signed on-site on the day of your ride. Review in advance here.
Service-era PT boat on the water

Deck Tour Details

Offered on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The last tour begins at 3:00 p.m. each day.

Lasts approximately 45 minutes.

$15 per person; $12 for seniors, children ages 12–17, military, and Museum Members.

The boat is not ADA accessible.

Children under 12 are not allowed on the boat.

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Torpedoes on the deck of PT-305

Private Event Rentals

Host a private charter, deck tour, or open house at PT-305, a WWII combat vetran patrol-torpedo boat, originally built by Higgins Industries, fully restored over nearly a decade by Museum volunteers. It is now housed on Lake Pontchartrain.

Daytime and evening event options available for up to 120 guests.

Onsite catering options are available.

Children under 12 are not allowed in the boat house.

The boat is not ADA accessible.

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PT-305 docked in boat house