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“Fascinating” 5 of 5 stars
Review of USS Pampanito

USS Pampanito
Pier 45 @ Fisherman Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
415-775-1943
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Ranked #40 of 318 Attractions in San Francisco
Type: Military Museums, Ships, Specialty Museums, Museums
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Owner description: World War II submarine docked at Pier 45.
St. Pete, FL
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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“Fascinating”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013 via mobile

We kind of found this by accident. I spotted it on the boat from Sausalito. Really glad we walked over. Being a history buff, I was very impressed and my wife found it interesting as well.

Don't miss an opportunity to get a first hand look at history.

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Columbus, OH
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“Neat tour”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

So the only downfall here is it is really expensive. Probably best to go with the family pass if you have 4 or more in your group. If you are active duty and in uniform (ha) you get in for free. Self guided tour and $3 extra per audio tour. Great exposure to most of the ship and kids had lots of fun.

Visited January 2013
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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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“It was cool”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

I did not know there was a submarine open for touring and came upon this by accident. For some reason when I went up on the sub there was not a soul around and I found it kind of creepy. All in all it's a can't miss.

Visited January 2013
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Lviv, Ukraine
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“USS Pampatino”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Awesome. Nice submarine and former warship. Place great for all interested in historic war machines.

Visited November 2012
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San Diego, California
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“disappoint...”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Maybe it's because i'm coming form San Diego, where we have seven ships under the same addmission, but there is so little info on the Pampanito, there is no place to stop even if you would like to, as the family behind you may want to move forward. So you end up paying some $40 for family, 10min tour, to discover that the next ship behind it Obrian) is not included and they ask for another $40.

Recommendation: skip the submarine and go to Obrian (or best, go to San Diego and see all of them and much more (seven ships) for same price )

Visited November 2012
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