Located in San Pedro, CA, Battleship IOWA Museum is a retired battleship that offers a selection of event spaces. Perfect for large events, Iowa’s Dockside Plaza is an outdoor setting situated beside the boat. In addition to educating visitors about the region’s maritime history, Battleship IOWA Museum welcomes everyone to celebrate events at this one-of-a-kind venue.
Iowa’s Dockside Plaza can accommodate between 800 and 1,500 attendees. Partygoers will surely be impressed by the grand backdrop of the USS Iowa and the stunning views of Palos Verdes. Owing to its versatility, this open-air space can be used for a variety of event types, from music festivals to barbecues. The ample space allows guests to roam and mingle without feeling hindered.
Battleship IOWA Museum’s staff delights in crafting informative and unique experiences at this West Coast monument. Combining history and hospitality, the venue encourages visitors to reflect on the country’s naval past while enjoying the present. Iowa’s Dockside Plaza can facilitate a variety of casual, corporate, and military functions.
USS Iowa has been a fixture on the Los Angeles Waterfront since 2012. Launched in 1942, the ship has been involved in many of the 20th century’s key conflicts, including WWII and The Cold War. Once a symbol of military might, this ship now aspires to be an icon of peace.