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!
Offered Saturdays only (and some Fridays seasonally). Limited availability. Advance ticket purchase highly recommended.
Children under 12 are not allowed to ride the boat.
Children 12-17 must be accompanied by an adult.
This entire experience (PT-305 presentation, preboarding safety preparedness, and ride) lasts approximately 90 minutes.
$350 per person; $305 for seniors, children 12 years and older, military, and Museum Members.
The boat is not ADA accessible.
Exclusive charters are available.Book Your Ride
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. On Fridays in January and February, deck tours are available by appointment only. We highly recommend purchasing tickets in advance to ensure your spot on the boat.
Lasts approximately 45 minutes.
$15 per person; $12 for seniors, children 8 years and older, military, and Museum Members.
The boat is not ADA accessible.Book Your Tour
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.Book Your Event