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USS Requin

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Address: One Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone Number: 412-237-1550
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Sitting there waiting to be explored!

I liked ; - the fact it was open, - easy to find near the Science Centre, - not crowded, - able to take pics inside - had a guy in there interesting to talk with - that a piece... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 4, 2014
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Toronto
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69 reviews 69 reviews
23 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I liked ; - the fact it was open, - easy to find near the Science Centre, - not crowded, - able to take pics inside - had a guy in there interesting to talk with - that a piece of history is present that shows the young ones what it was like on a submarine during the war (or... More 

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Kingston, New York
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9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have always been a fan of submarines. Only 3rd one I have been on. The USS Requin is moored out behind the Carnegie Science Center. I climbed down to take a look around. The good thing about tourist stuff during the week is that there are no crowds. It was just me and the guide, who was a retired... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Was my first time seeing it and you can feel the history all around you. Great place to see. Must see!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

i tried to visit the submarine as part of the visit to the Carnegie Science Center. Just couldn't. The place was narrow, dark and crowded with visitors. The smell of paint was unbearable. People have to follow the line. So if you start you won't be able to stop. I stopped at the very beginning. So if you are sensitive,... More 

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Peggs, Oklahoma
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

When visiting a new area I always try to take in as much of the local scene as possible- the spots that the locals forget are there. We were just walking along the river front and stumbled upon this submarine from 1943. It is part of the Carnegie Science center but allows a separate entry/tour fee of only $5 per... More 

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europe
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63 reviews 63 reviews
31 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

As the culmination of our walk along the river from PNC Park we visited the Requin. In addition to getting the feel of what being inside such a confining space must be like the chat with the ex-submariner who was at the end of the boat was really enlightening. If you do the tour note the medals on his chest... More 

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Westmoreland City, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

very educational. ask the staff inside a few questions and you will get a lesson you won't read in the history books. my son loved it. you will get out of it what you want...play with the computer games, watch the monitors, look around...play with the switches....have your kids ask questions...walk through it 3 times and you will see something... More 

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Williamsville, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

It was really cool to see the inside of an actual submarine! The submarine was included in our Science Museum admission. I'm not sure I would have paid to see it by itself, but it was interesting to see how the men lived in such small places for such a long period of time. The portholes were neat, however, if... More 

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Olomouc, Czech Republic
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42 reviews 42 reviews
36 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I have never been on a submarine before. Pretty good experience. Not too crowded or expensive. It has everything you can expect from a submarine excursion.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

It was a pleasant added bonus to be able to check out this WWII sub in addition to our Carnegie Science Center visit. Unless your on the 'Tech Tour' the visit is over pretty quick.

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