History on the Lake


Please note: PT-305 is not ADA accessible and guests must be 8 years of age or older to be admitted on the boat. For more information, please call 504-528-1944 x 402 or email pt305@nationalww2museum.orgClick here for more information on tickets.



Presented in partnership with PC's New Canal Lighthouse Museum & Education Center, this special event combines admission to the Lighthouse Museum and access to walk the top deck of the Museum's restored WWII patrol-torpedo boat. 

Saturday, July 20th

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

PT-305 is on the move and for one day only will be docking at West End in front of The Blue Crab Restaurant & Oyster Bar in New Orleans!


General Admission - $15

Veterans and Students - $12

Includes access to walk the top deck of the WII Museum's restored patrol-torpedo boat and admission to the New Canal Lighthouse Museum.

Tickets will be sold on site only.

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!