What to know before touring a WWII ship at Ross's Landing [photos, video]

Staff photo by Erin O. Smith / The World War II-era USS LST 325 is docked at Ross's Landing Wednesday, August 21, 2019 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The ship arrived early Wednesday morning.

The World War II USS LST-325 returned to Chattanooga on Wednesday, Aug. 21, for a week's visit.

Local officials spoke during a ceremony celebrating the arrival of the LST 325.

The landing ship tank (LST) is docked at Ross's Landing and open for tours through Tuesday, Aug. 27.

Tours will be offered from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Thursday, Aug. 22, through Tuesday. Tours last approximately one hour.

Tickets are $10 adults, $5 children ages 6-17, children 5 and under are free. WWII veterans and Korean War veterans will be granted "head-of-the-line privileges" and free admission.