The USS Slater on the Albany waterfront, the last Destroyer Escort afloat in America, is set to open to the public on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31st. After Memorial Day the ship will operate normal hours Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 am to 4 pm.
Guided tours take place every 30 minutes. All visitors and volunteers are required to wear a mask while aboard Slater. Tour groups will be kept small, and the ship will be disinfected regularly. No reservations are required.
Admission is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors, $7 for children, and free for children under 5 years old.
USS Slater is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm, through Sunday 28 November 2021. The ship is located in Downtown Albany at the intersection of Broadway and Quay Street.
Photo of USS Slater by Shanna Hopson.