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“Sub Tour at your pace”
Review of USS Requin

USS Requin
Ranked #32 of 180 things to do in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 14 August 2013 via mobile

The Requin tour is at your pace, but take time to ask the guides on board questions. There is a great interesting history for this sub. On Board staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. Sub is a fun tour if taking some time runs about 40 - 60 minutes. Sub has a lot of area you can actual get in and see what really like to be in sub. Very cheap tour at $5. Really nice hit for all ages. Easy access as right behind Science Museum by Hienz Field. There is also audio/visual stations at points in sub to get more info and stories.

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Reviewed 4 August 2013

We toured this as part of our trip to the Carnegie Science Center. Quite interesting to see how life was aboard a submarine. When you first enter look to your left...there is a huge torpedo! Enjoyable!

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Reviewed 4 August 2013

An interesting tour of a World War II submarine to view the inside and experience the cramped space filled with memorabilia of how a submarine crew would have lived and survived for up to 2 days underwater at a time, or about 2-3 months at sea. The USS Requin (type of shark) was commissioned just at the end of WWII but never saw any live action, but later was used for spying on the USSR during the ensuing Cold War. Well worth a $5 per adult fee or included in the admission price to the Science Museum.,,moored behind the Museum along the river. Nice 15-minute walk along the river from PNC Park.

1  Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 19 July 2013

This is something very different from anything else you will find in most cities. Its not to often you get a chance to tour a world war II submarine. Great piece of history, and very cool to see how 80 guys can all live together in such a small space for such long periods at a time. Good location near the football stadium, science center, and casino.

Thank cndguy25
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Reviewed 21 June 2013

Gives you a great feel as to how cramped you would be in one of these old subs. Not for the Claustrophobic. Part of the Carnegie Science Center.

Thank marksam1
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