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The Submarine Force Museum

1 Crystal Lake Rd, Groton, CT 06349-2300
+1 800-343-0079
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BZ! That's Navy for "Well Done!"

Superb Museum! Clean, well-maintained, and most informative. I would expect nothing less - I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Columbia, South Carolina
Good piece of history

This is a great museum to visit to learn a bit about out Navy's submarine history. Plus you can go... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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The home of the world's first nuclear submarine has several other exhibits on the history of submarines.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Crystal Lake Rd, Groton, CT 06349-2300
+1 800-343-0079

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Reviewed yesterday

Superb Museum! Clean, well-maintained, and most informative. I would expect nothing less - I think the place is staffed by active duty sailors and retired Submarine Force veterans. I wish I'd had all day to look and read everything! As mentioned by others, USS Nautilus...More

Thank lofar_dog
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great museum to visit to learn a bit about out Navy's submarine history. Plus you can go into the first nuclear submarine that is now decommissioned. Plenty to see for all ages!

Thank AndyO1976
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited with my granddaughter. There were interactive exhibits for everyone. There was a real submarine to walk through. It was a good visit fpr all.

Thank w_ma_lady
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum, parking, and tour of the sub are all free. Obviously, the submarine is not equipped to handle strollers or wheelchairs but the museum can. The sub is a walk thru only, no touching so you can not sit at the officer's table, or...More

1  Thank joe i
Reviewed 1 week ago

if your in the area you must stop by. lots of history and information. being able to go into the sub is pretty cool too.

1  Thank Allan P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was very informative. The preteen actually found it fascinating. The coolest part was going inside the submarine and seeing the really crammed quarters. There were even military personnel available to answer all of our questions

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was on our itinerary for our time spent in New London, CT, and it was well worth the trip. The museum itself is immaculate and we had a lot of fun wandering through the self-guided tours. Being able to actual board the Nautilus was...More

Thank eccline
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1. Location We drove from New York City to Mystic and decided to stop by the museum to tour USS Nautilus. It is a convenient stopover which should take no longer than 1.5 hours. 2. Parking and Admission Both are free! 3. Museum We found...More

1  Thank DrNoelYeo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by the museum after seeing signs for it in the highway. The facility was very clean, it was very interesting, and it was free. Our favorite part was being able to go into the USS Nautilus and doing the self guided tour.

Thank Kristen R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The USS Nautilus was launched on Jan. 21, 1954. This was our first Nuclear powered sub. The Nautilus shattered all submerged speed and distance records. On April 20, 1986, Nautilus opened to the public as part of a submarine museum. Obs! They are closed on...More

Thank Randy T
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Carolyn F
What days land hours will I be able to your a submarine
18 September 2016|
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Response from Patnmel | Reviewed this property |
Thanks Tom P for your info. The web site has a lot of info and reviews about the place.