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Address: 1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5850
Phone Number: 412-237-1550
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We took our grandson (aged 8) on this submarine and he loved it! It was pretty tight quarters for us adults but he thought it was the best thing ever!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
mzwelker
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Somerset, Pennsylvania

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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took our grandson (aged 8) on this submarine and he loved it! It was pretty tight quarters for us adults but he thought it was the best thing ever!!

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was biking the city of Pittsburgh with a friend when we came upon the USS Requin near the Science Center. I'm a huge military history buff so just had to stop. The USS Requin provides a great walk-thru of a late World War 2 and Cold War era submarine. It is surprisingly spacious if you have ever been on... More 

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Barto, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This well-taken care of naval history was excellent to walk through, read about, and learn from the staff about.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

I am short, 5" 1, and I still had to duck when inside of this Submarine from WWII. It shows how little space these men had to live in when working on the sub. Really Amazing. A must see for anyone interested in History.

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Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This is a real submarine open to the public through the Science Center. The displays are clear, the spaces are tight and the sense of realism is palpable.

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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Though I've had opportunities to walk through submarines before I always chose not to because it was in a very hot climate and too crowded. On the day we visited it just happened to be cool enough and not too busy that we were able to take our time and enjoy looking through the Requin. It was an interesting and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Part of the Carnegie Science Center complex, this is a World War II submarine. It is truly amazing to imagine the men living in these cramped quarters during the war. It is worth a visit at least once and kids of all ages just love it. It is still in the water today and in very good shape.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Came upon this by accident while at another attraction. Loved the tour. It was engaging and interesting. A whole new perspective of life in the Navy. Worth the visit.

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Waiblingen, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Interesting for first time visitors to a sub. The up keep of this Sub is good. Interesting to see the conditions of our US Navy. We had Navy Soilders on our visit with us and they let us know that, nowadays most of this old Sub, space, toilet, showers, eating area, coffee machine are ALL still the same. Getting thru... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

It was closed when I went there, but it was still a great photo opp on a rare sunny day in Pittsburgh. It's not too hard to find even though it's in a city. It's a nice thing to put on your tourist list while you're here.

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