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USS Silversides Submarine Museum

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1346 Bluff St, Muskegon, MI 49441-1089
+1 231-755-1230
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A trip into history!

The submarine tour sums up an entire textbook of what you could learn in a desk. With learning the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Casey H
Spring Lake, Michigan
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Quick Stop for 4

An impromptu stop, we were very pleased visiting the USS Silversides. The kids enjoyed the outdoor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle F
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1346 Bluff St, Muskegon, MI 49441-1089
+1 231-755-1230
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The submarine tour sums up an entire textbook of what you could learn in a desk. With learning the life of the crew to how WWII changed things on the world.

Thank Casey H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An impromptu stop, we were very pleased visiting the USS Silversides. The kids enjoyed the outdoor displays. We did not opt for the full tour for fear that might not keep kids' attention due to their younger age, but definitely want to return to give...More

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful, educational experience. The museum was exceptional. Would highly recommend for individuals and school groups alike.

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stop here if you're in the area. It's an excellent museum and presented beautifully. You can take the complete tour of the building and the ship, or just the building which was only $6. We toured only the building as I didn't want to climb...More

Thank barbaragwen270
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very impressive museum with lots and lots of history. There is quite a bit of reading, but not necessary to enjoy the exhibits. We loved the self-guided tour of the submarine and the coast guard boat where you can spend as much...More

1  Thank palisades76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty amazing to have that part of history in Muskegon. I always visit here just to go through the gift shop as I have been through the rest so many times being from Muskegon. A great place to visit.

Thank Janine R
Reviewed May 3, 2017

We went to visit this sub during a break while at a marriage retreat. I was amazed by the information and history given in the museum. Then, we went on the sub I learned about the ship and 80 men who were willing to give...More

3  Thank Peggy C
Reviewed May 2, 2017

There's an awful lot to see here. I spent over 90 minutes in the museum building and probably only digested half of the exhibits. They have a wide variety of WWII artifacts on display -- and at least five videos running in different areas as...More

2  Thank tgw51
Reviewed April 11, 2017

We loved going in the USS Silversides. We went mid-March and were the only people touring the submarine. They let us go in by ourselves and we could stay as long as we wanted. Awesome experience. Kind of creepy, kind of cool. Hard not to...More

2  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed April 5, 2017

This is a wonderful place to visit if you are new to Muskegon ,,even if you live here....great tribute to our Military....I wish I could go down into the sub,,but I don't do tight/small spaces....its a must..

1  Thank Snowbaby9455
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Do you publish a calendar of upcoming events?
June 19, 2016|
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Response from Steve-Julie-Michigan | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. You should go to their web site for info.
Where was the USS Silversides built? Why don't you include a link to Mare Island Museum in Vallejo, California to learn the vast history where the ship was built? Se
May 19, 2016|
Response from jig313 |
Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, the first shipyard on the West Coast. Type in Mare Island or visit Vallejo on your browser and learn the vast history.