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S-56 Submarine Museum

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Address: Korabelnaya Naberezhnaya, Vladivostok, Russia
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Phone Number: 4232216757

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A real submarine visit

I don't think there are so many places in the world where you can visit a submarine so definitely do it once in Vladivostok

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't think there are so many places in the world where you can visit a submarine so definitely do it once in Vladivostok

Thank Lialechtka
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first third of the sub has been gutted and is a museum while the latter two thirds is preserved. This is not an accessible museum. You have to bend your way through tight corridors and small holes. But that makes the experience all the better. I'm quite glad that I went and recommend this as one of the main... More 

Thank KU90
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

The museum is small but very interesting if you have never had imagined how the submarine looks like from the inside. I was impressed how small it is.

Thank Tanja V
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Somehow I'd imagined the submarine museum to be a large building housing old submarines. It isn't! It's actually a submarine which you can walk through for 100 rubles. Lots of photos of previous commanders and Stalin looking down on the living area. You have to climb through round raised entrances to the various areas so you need to be nimble.... More 

Thank Maire M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

We went on a very hot day in August. It got even more hot inside the submarine. But it was a great experience to get some sense for how life has been inside a war submarine. I think the guys that had jobs here must have been very tough and I hope to too big. Space was very limited. This... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

An opportunity to visit a 'real' submarine albeit an old one! The history of this vessel is quite interesting and one wonders how some fellows managed to sleep in those small hammocks!

Thank PatriciaMcL
Antwerp, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

As so often in Russia they do not bother to put English explanations. Our guide was not very helpful either. I have had better visits on submarines.

Thank Furge
Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

My group had no Russian speakers, so i explained what a few things were from my previous sub experience. Don't pay to take pictures, nobody cares.

Thank boolbada
New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

A full size sub, lots of artifacts and if you read Russian it's a marvel. Unfortunately there is no signage in any language but Russian making a visit without an translator difficult to fully appreciate its value.

Thank MomDives
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

I really enjoyed visiting the Submarine museum, especially knowing it destroyed 5 Nazi ships in the past. I explored the engines and details of the submarine. Overall, worth visiting.

Thank howardcnz

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