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Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum

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Address: 120 Riverfront Park Dr, North Little Rock, AR 72114-5640
Phone Number: +1 501-371-8320
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"Very Interesting History"

We learned a lot on how life was aboard a World War II era submarine. The tour lasts about an hour and the submarine is extremely cramped. It is definitely not ADA friendly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Upland, California
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Upland, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We learned a lot on how life was aboard a World War II era submarine. The tour lasts about an hour and the submarine is extremely cramped. It is definitely not ADA friendly since you have to enter and exit through two hatches and climb up and down ladders. You also have to go through water tight hatch doors about... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've never been to a submarine before (and after the trip I'm very happy that I never serviced one one), so this was a really interesting tour. The guide was good and had a very practical approach to the trip, which made it evenmore interesting, than some military tours that can be very much about historical details. After the tours... More 

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Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Wow! The 8-9 year old boys had a blast! An experience they'll remember forever! Tour guide gives extra info and answers questions- very kid friendly. Staff all soooo nice and helpful and nice to the kids! Thanks Mr Jay, Mrs Alison and Mr Jim! There is a guide that sleeps on board while a staff member is awake and watchful... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Place was closed, we could see the Submarine from far away... I have the feeling is closed for good.. Looks dirty and in a not good neighborhood. Don't go unless you are sure is open yo the public. Small children are not allowed inside the attraction said at the entrance.

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North Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

One of the only museums to stay open later (think we went at 5pm!) Check schedule on website. Very interesting tour, the museum is very small but still interesting. Kids under 5 cannot enter the submarine FYI.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is a great tour to take to appreciate what our military did duting WW II. Be sure to buy some dog tags for your kids.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

The tour of the submarine was very interesting. Tour guide was animated and knowledgeable. Be sure to bring quarters to feed the turtles! Museum is small but has quite a few artifacts and displays. Items in gift shop are reasonably priced. Rest rooms are very clean which is always a HUGE plus.

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Russellville AR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

What an inspiring adventure. I don't know of a better way to understand what the World War II Submariners endured while serving our country under the waves. The cramped quarters, the smell of diesel, the lack of showers, lack of laundry facilities and the best part of the submarine service was the outstanding cooks and food they served. If you... More 

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Kaufman, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We found this gem on the Roadtrippers App and it was fantastic. It's a wonderful part of history in a beautiful part of town. You get to tour an actual US submarine that's still 90% operational. Our entire family loved it, but beware if you are not down with tight quarters this tour isn't for you.

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Little Rock, AR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

WOW! A Submarine floating on the Arkansas River. Nice guided tour on the USS Razorback a WWII Submarine converted to a Guppy IIA during the cold war and later used by the Turkish Navy until 2002. Unlike other ships on display around the US this one is complete and unmodified. Guide said most everything works and they even run one... More 

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