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Scorpion Submarine

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Address: 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802-6390
Phone Number: +1 562-432-0424
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: This decommissioned Soviet submarine is now a tourist attraction in Long...
This decommissioned Soviet submarine is now a tourist attraction in Long Beach.
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It was little bit expensive. The length must be longer than expectation. The doors are very small, so elderly is a little difficulty to pass through.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It was little bit expensive. The length must be longer than expectation. The doors are very small, so elderly is a little difficulty to pass through.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

When i took ticket for the Qeen Marry shipt i also took for submarine. It is interesting to see how they lived and worked. I was more then happy after visiting. I reccomend if you go visit ship that you should take a ticket for submarine also.

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Long Beach, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Something interesting about a Russian sub. The attraction wasn't particularly packed the day we toured. This gave us more time to take our time exploring the sub. Once you're inside, you're in the real deal. Diesel and hydraulic fluids can be smelled throughout the experience. Lots of knobs, dials and switches. The kids will LOVE IT!

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QM1934, Guest Relations Manager at Scorpion Submarine, responded to this review

Richard M - Thanks for the feedback...Kids do love the sub! We cannot wait to host you again soon! -QM More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A really interesting insight into the life of a Russian submariner of the time. Doesn't take too long to get from one end to the other so a nice addition if you're visiting the Queen Mary but not enough to visit specifically for this unless you have a particular interest. Less mobile people will find it impossible to get through... More 

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QM1934, Guest Relations Manager at Scorpion Submarine, responded to this review

UK07709 - Thank you for the feedback and we are so glad you had a wonderful visit to the Scorpion Sub at the World Famous Queen Mary. Hope you learned a lot! -QM More 

Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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131 reviews 131 reviews
62 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I didn't holdout much hope for enjoying this attraction, but I was wring. It's a well done insight into an unknown place to work. Well presented. You clamber through the "doors" and wonder how 27 people, including "political officer" worked here for months at a time. Main reason I say "catch it while you can" is that the outside skin... More 

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QM1934, Guest Relations Manager at Scorpion Submarine, responded to this review

stevetupper - Thank you so much for the feedback and we are really glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to the World Famous Queen Mary and our awesome submarine! Very cool indeed and amazing 27 people working???? Right? We cannot wait to host you again soon! -QM More 

Port Moody, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

If you are disabled or elderly or tall or dont like small spaces dont take the tour You will have to climb steep stairs bend pretzel like in many positions to gain entry I am over 6' tall and very mobile I found it to be hard to move from sections thru hatchways there is no grab areas to help... More 

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QM1934, Guest Relations Manager at Scorpion Submarine, responded to this review

flyguy747 - Thanks for the feedback. It certainly is tight...on a submarine. Glad you enjoyed it. -QM More 

Spotsylvania, VA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
20 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A Russian sub next to a British ocean liner? Anyway, having been on a submarine in the US Navy I couldn't pass this up. Gift shop had an extensive collection of 'stuff'.

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QM1934, Guest Relations Manager at Scorpion Submarine, responded to this review

Mzznlink - Thanks for the feedback. It's quite the maritime historical visit, no? Glad you had a wonderful visit to these two historical vessels. We cannot wait to host you again soon! -QM More 

tennessee
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439 reviews 439 reviews
298 attraction reviews
392 helpful votes 392 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We purchased a Queen Mary package (there are lots to pick from so review on line before you go) that included the submarine as an option and the USS Iowa battleship (which is about 7 miles away at another pier). The packages are good deals if you are sure what you want to see. The submarine is right next to... More 

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QM1934, Guest Relations Manager at Scorpion Submarine, responded to this review

Tennessee50plus - Thanks for the feedback! Cool pics! Glad you enjoyed your visit to the Russian Sub. We offer many different tour packages here at The Queen Mary so that our guests can customize their experience and find something that suits their interests. We cannot wait to host you again soon! -QM More 

San Bernardino, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is our second time at The Queen Mary, and chill. Got the package deal with the chill tickets. This year the chill was smaller, they still had the ice skating but the giant rocking horse was gone. My kids where really looking forward to get on it this year. Also the ID photo tickets were awesome so sad that... More 

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QM1934, Guest Relations Manager at Scorpion Submarine, responded to this review

comento123 - Thanks for the feedback and we are glad to hear that you and your family had such a wonderful experience at CHILL and our Russian Sub. We try and have a little bit for everyone here at The World Famous Queen Mary. We cannot wait to host you again soon! -QM More 

Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
27 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Was there with family. First went to see the Soviet submarine. Very funny for me, a Russian citizen to see an awkward submarine with so many scary explanations about its danger and threat. Seems to me that this exhibit is to show how unhelpful are the Russians. Actually you haven't seen a real monster. Anyway, after that we visited Queen... More 

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QM1934, Guest Relations Manager at Scorpion Submarine, responded to this review

Kamo P - Thank you for the feedback and glad you enjoyed seeing a little bit of Russia here in Long Beach with that incredible Russian sub...a great visit. We cannot wait to host you again soon! -QM More 

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