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S-56 Submarine Museum

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Address: Korabelnaya Naberezhnaya, Vladivostok, Russia
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Actual World War II soviet submarine. After entering the submarine the first part has been turned into a museum detailing the history of the submarine. The second part of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 15, 2016
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Actual World War II soviet submarine. After entering the submarine the first part has been turned into a museum detailing the history of the submarine. The second part of the submarine has been left as it was, fascinating to walk through and highlighting the cramped quarters the seamen had to put up with. Definitely recommended.

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Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

If you have ever wanted to experience claustrophobia this is the place for you. The first half if the submarine is sort of a war memorial, but the send half lets you see the complex cramped quarters of a World War II submarine. It is hard to imagine the heat, humidity and noise that sailors would have had to endure... More 

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Larisa, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

We visited this S-56 with our kids. It was the first time for everyone of us to be inside a submarine! The kids loved it! At the end of the museum they sell souvenirs. We bought a military hat, but when we went out and someone approached us selling one almost the same hat at half price!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 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

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

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 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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!

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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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