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Museo Naval Submarino O'Brien

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Address: Avenida Arturo Prat S/N esquina San Carlos, Valdivia, Chile
Phone Number:
063 236906
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Spanish Tour Only

I am glad I did this even though I speak only a poco of Spanish... The less than an hour tour would be greatly improved if a script were provided in English... But for only 2,000... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2016
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum can only be visited in a tour which last about an hour, its ok but it could be more detailed and longer. You have to go there in the morning because in high season they are sold out very soon, keep that in mind!! The submarine is very intresting you can touch everything and take as many foto... More 

Thank Christian B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I am glad I did this even though I speak only a poco of Spanish... The less than an hour tour would be greatly improved if a script were provided in English... But for only 2,000 pesos it was a fascinating glimpse of submarine living and the routine of duty in this unique environment. I balked at the required hard... More 

Thank ptobar
Valparaiso, Chile
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68 reviews
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

For only 2,000, we got a tour of an old submarine, now just a museum, and we stayed down there for a good half hour learning about torpedos, escape plans, radar, and how 70 men slept and ate down there. It was so cool to see all the small spaces and bunk beds, and there are even signs that still... More 

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Valdivia, Chile
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

Nice place to go with children, especially boys. Small museum and you need to take the tickets in advance during summer.

Thank Pamela B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 December 2015

The tour was great! The tour guide gave a great history of the submarine, talked about life on the submarine, and shared some anecdotes from people who had spent time on board. There is plenty of time afterwards to walk around inside and outside to take pictures.

Thank RTtraveler2015
Valdivia, Chile
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 22 February 2014

well worth the visit excellent location and great history. Located down town very close to other interesting attractions.

Thank Pabbichile

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