Bringing History Home: Tour the USS Iowa

We Are Iowa Originals

Local 5’s Elias Johnson traveled with Iowa veteran John Pilmer to the USS Iowa, a battleship that has been housed as an interactive museum in California since July 2012. 

A top warship for over 70 years, the USS Iowa offers free admission to anyone with a valid Iowa driver’s license. 

Stay tuned to Local 5 News and this week for in-depth coverage of the USS Iowa and Pilmer’s journey to return a piece of history back to the ship.

Friday, February 22: “Lost at Sea” brings you a closer llook at the USS Iowa exhibit

Sunday, February 24: “Bringing History Home” documents the journey of an Iowa veteran returning a piece of history back to the USS Iowa

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