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USS Cod Submarine Memorial

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Address: 1089 E 9th St, North Coast Harbor, Cleveland, OH 44114-1003
Phone Number: 216 566 8770
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Tour the submarine responsible for the sinking of nearly 30,000 tons of...

Tour the submarine responsible for the sinking of nearly 30,000 tons of Japanese ships during WWII.

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Blown Away!

We planned this day as a family outing and I was pleasantly surprised by the experience. Let me warn you that this is not for the faint of heart, you are literally climbing down... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Erica L
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We planned this day as a family outing and I was pleasantly surprised by the experience. Let me warn you that this is not for the faint of heart, you are literally climbing down into a submarine and through portholes from room to room. It was unbelievable to see how the brave sailors lived and fought. In each room there... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From a distance, this submarine looks like a ship, but that was intentional, according to the information during the tour. The tour is self-guided, but we received a brochure at registration that provided information about the history of the ship and its role in serving in World War II. The sub is open above and below deck, to explore how... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to spend a sunny few hours to discovered the brave and courageous man who helped save this country by risking their lives. Explore the past and see if you would have had the courage to stay aboard!

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Thank KerwinN
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Surprisingly fun. We learned so much and have a great appreciation for our navel men and women living in such small quarters.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting to see what life was like in a WW2 submarine. The docents were very knowledgeable. It is very well kept up with original furnishings. We had a preschooler and elementary schooler and both enjoyed it. They especially liked the turrets and 50 cal guns. There is free parking right in front and picnic tables. We took a picnic... More 

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Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great history and great experience of submarine life. Good place to visit during spring/summer. Good for kids too.

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Olathe, KS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting look into the depths of a diesel sub. There were recorded audio tour snippets throughout the ship, as well as descriptive placards, etc. The staff were awesome friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want a glimpse into WWII submarine warfare and just one example as to why the 'Greatest Generation' is so aptly named, a visit to the USS Cod is well worth your time. Those who have mobility issues, physical impairments, or are bothered by close quarters will find the approx. 45 minute tour difficult if not impossible. But once... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kids really enjoyed being able to see what a real submarine is like, from the tiny dining area to the sleeping bunks and the gentleman who told us all about how the crew would spend a typical day and what their duties would be was fascinating. A definite must see!

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Valley Stream, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must see if you're in the neighborhood. Was a great lesson for my son as well as for us parents to see first hand how the sea men lived in "cramped" quarters. I believed there were 177 men living in this vessel underwater. Very, very cool experience. Very affordable with even a Military discount but NO Police... More 

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