Battleship TEXAS Engine Rooms

On Aug, 1, 2020, operational control of the Battleship Texas, was transferred to the Battleship Texas Foundation.


The Battleship Texas is closed for a lengthy repair project, and no reopening date has been set. Read more about the upcoming repairs in our news release:: Battleship Texas Closes to the Public Aug. 26.

The engines of the Battleship TEXAS propelled this historic warship to North Africa, Normandy, Iwo Jima and Okinawa during WWII. They’re the only surviving examples of reciprocating steam engines on a dreadnought battleship and the largest example of this engine type on a warship.