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USS Silversides Submarine Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Historical gem

We came from Chicago, having seen the submarine at the Science and Industry Museum, so we were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Glenview, Illinois
Moving experience

Father in law was submariner during WWII so we felt like we were walking in his shoes. Do not miss... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Springfield, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came from Chicago, having seen the submarine at the Science and Industry Museum, so we were aware of the inaccessible situation for our 1 wheelchair patron. The staff was very kind to play the film showing the interior of the sub, detailing the historical...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Glenview_mom
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Father in law was submariner during WWII so we felt like we were walking in his shoes. Do not miss the videos. Large museum. The sub requires dexterity to climb and decend narrow ladders and get through hatches. The video near the restroom will give...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank happytraveler793
Reviewed 17 October 2018

We just made a quick stop here to see the sub. From the reviews we new that we would not be able to take the tour because my husband has bad knees and I am claustrophobic. I had just never seen a sub before and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank boxerjake
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Visited with kids 7 and 9. Parking lot adequate for parking 30ft RV. We have visited many military museums of similar size and this one is about average. Displays inside were below average in quality but informative. Gift shop was nice. Not very crowded so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Etonian30
Reviewed 7 October 2018

While escaping the Wilmington, NC hurricane Florence and visiting my fiancee while he was working in Michigan, my fiancee took me to see the USS Silversides Submarine Museum. The indoor museum had a lot of history and a lot of visual information to absorb. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The museum has a good history of world war 2. I like the periscope view. The submarine visit was also intriguing especially looking at the right places sailors had to navigate through!! It took us about hour and a half to go through both as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank sudhir b
Reviewed 20 September 2018

This museum is currently operating under winter hours. Sunday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank JaneL5
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We took our grandson to the museum and found it very interesting, they have a large amount of pieces from World War Two, it is air conditioned and comfortable. We also went on the submarine and we were surprised at how cramped the quarters were,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank hgskok
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Be sure to take the tour to see the submarine. We were fortunate enough to have an ex submarine person lead our tour. He was very informative and being it was an old sub he quickly told us when he was unsure of any thing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank OnaWing48462
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Right around the corner from the Pere. It was nice to see the big Submarine. but we didn't go on it. ($15 per person to go on it) we chose to just look from the out side. They had ships hall/gun thing for the kids...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Kristy O
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24 September 2018|
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Response from Kristy O | Reviewed this property |
There is a good size parking lot right at the Museum or up the way just a short walk there is beach parking and lots of space there to park the Camper.
sudhir b
26 August 2018|
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Response from Fran4747 | Reviewed this property |
I would allow 2-3hours depending on whether you’re taking a guided tour or going on your own. Really lots to see! Tour will make your visit longer
19 June 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.