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The Submarine Force Museum

1 Crystal Lake Rd, Groton, CT 06349-2300
+1 800-343-0079
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Interesting tour

My husband has dragged me along to tour aircraft carriers and subs on many trips. Not really my cup... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Something to see

Here's a place to visit if you like science and history. Very interesting. The museum and grounds... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Yorkton, Canada
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The home of the world's first nuclear submarine has several other exhibits on the history of submarines.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Crystal Lake Rd, Groton, CT 06349-2300
+1 800-343-0079

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband has dragged me along to tour aircraft carriers and subs on many trips. Not really my cup of tea, but he enjoys it. This was a good tour, not too long, and some interesting information.

Thank boblink515794
Reviewed 2 days ago

Here's a place to visit if you like science and history. Very interesting. The museum and grounds are well laid out, clean and well organized.

Thank dwasal
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Neat place to visit and see some history along with boarding a real submarine. All free of charge. Good for all ages.

Thank LisaP910
Reviewed 4 days ago

Superb Museum! Clean, well-maintained, and most informative. I would expect nothing less - I think the place is staffed by active duty sailors and retired Submarine Force veterans. I wish I'd had all day to look and read everything! As mentioned by others, USS Nautilus...More

Thank lofar_dog
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great museum to visit to learn a bit about out Navy's submarine history. Plus you can go into the first nuclear submarine that is now decommissioned. Plenty to see for all ages!

Thank AndyO1976
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with my granddaughter. There were interactive exhibits for everyone. There was a real submarine to walk through. It was a good visit fpr all.

Thank w_ma_lady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum, parking, and tour of the sub are all free. Obviously, the submarine is not equipped to handle strollers or wheelchairs but the museum can. The sub is a walk thru only, no touching so you can not sit at the officer's table, or...More

1  Thank joe i
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if your in the area you must stop by. lots of history and information. being able to go into the sub is pretty cool too.

1  Thank Allan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was very informative. The preteen actually found it fascinating. The coolest part was going inside the submarine and seeing the really crammed quarters. There were even military personnel available to answer all of our questions

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was on our itinerary for our time spent in New London, CT, and it was well worth the trip. The museum itself is immaculate and we had a lot of fun wandering through the self-guided tours. Being able to actual board the Nautilus was...More

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Carolyn F
What days land hours will I be able to your a submarine
September 18, 2016|
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Response from Patnmel | Reviewed this property |
Thanks Tom P for your info. The web site has a lot of info and reviews about the place.