Due to our dedication of preserving the Battleship Missouri, our Fantail will be renovated and unavailable from Feb 8 to March 28, 2023. Military ceremony locations, sizes and timeframes are limited during renovation. Please reach out to us for available options. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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Reenlistment

Reenlistment

Reenlistments onboard the Battleship Missouri are 30-minute standing ceremonies. The first ceremony starts at 0800 and the last ceremony starts at 1530. The ceremony will take place on the Main Deck of the ship in 3 possible locations or on the pier in 1 possible location; no ceremonial equipment is allowed.

Gun Turret 1

Located forward of the ship, near the bow, this location is only available from 0800-0830. Max capacity of 50 guests.

Surrender Deck

Located where the signing of the surrender documents took place officially ending World War II, this location is only available from 0800-0830. Max capacity of 25 guests.

Gun Turret 3

Located aft of the ship, near the fantail, this location is available in half hour increments starting at 0800 until 1530. Max capacity of 50 guests.

Forward Pier

Located on the forward Pier, with views of the Arizona Memorial, this location is available in half hour increments starting at 0800 until 1530.

If you would like a United States flag for your ceremony, you must provide your own. Flag stands are not allowed on the teak wood deck. It is best to have two personnel hold the flag for display.

Food and beverages other than bottled water are not permitted.

DUE TO OUR DEDICATION OF PRESERVING THE BATTLESHIP MISSOURI, OUR FANTAIL WILL BE RENOVATED AND UNAVAILABLE FROM FEB 8 TO MARCH 28, 2023. MILITARY CEREMONY LOCATIONS, SIZES AND TIMEFRAMES ARE LIMITED DURING RENOVATION. PLEASE REACH OUT TO US FOR AVAILABLE OPTIONS.

To make a reservation, please fill out the Official Military Request Form 2022. We process requests for ceremonies by the order in which the form is received. Requests fulfilled by availability, not guaranteed. If you have any questions or want to turn in the form, please email at military@ussmissouri.org or call (808) 455-1600 ext 225.

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We ask that all guests remember to stay a safe distance from other visitors while exploring the ship.

As the state of this public health emergency changes from day to day, we will remain focused on keeping our employees and our visitors safe, healthy, and informed. For more information on how to safely visit the Mighty Mo, click here.

The Battleship Missouri will be closing at 2:30 pm for private events on November 9 and 10, and December 4 and 10, 2022. Please arrive at the Battleship by 1:00 pm to make the most of your visit.

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