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The Submarine Force Museum

1 Crystal Lake Rd, Groton, CT 06349-2300
+1 800-343-0079
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A Comprehsive View of the Submarine Force: Very Educational and Enjoyable

We visited the Submarine Force Museum in Groton, Connecticut on Sunday, November 12th. This museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Windsor, Connecticut
Loved touring the Nautilus

We loved touring the Nautilus. We can now appreciated how our submarine force live and work... read more

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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 1 week ago

We visited the Submarine Force Museum in Groton, Connecticut on Sunday, November 12th. This museum offers a very comprehensive view of the Submarine Force. Our audio tour aboard the USS Nautilus provided a great view of the layout, technology, equipment, furnishings and life aboard the...More

Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved touring the Nautilus. We can now appreciated how our submarine force live and work beneath the sea. A great value as it is free.

Thank SDKerzner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is definitely worth the trip to Groton. The museaum covers all aspects of the submarine force and goes back in history the the very first submarine. The tour of the Nautilus is a bit cramped but you definitely leave there with great respect for...More

Thank Tim N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very interesting to see the first nuclear submarine up close. It was more spaceious than other submarines I have visited. The self-guided tour in the sub takes about 30–45 minutes, which I think is good. In total I think we spended about 1,5...More

Thank lasse2k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good for kids of all ages Some hands on. Real life type experience. I understand helpful changes have been made since we visited.

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn't been to the Submarine Force Museum in over 20 years and was extremely happy to see the expansion and improvements that have occurred since my last visit. They've got information on everything from our first sub "The Turtle" to current subs being built...More

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The submarine museum is well worth a visit. I remember as a kid hearing about the first nuclear powered submarine, the U.S.S Nautilus, going under the polar ice cap. And now, decades later, I was able to go through it! The displays are excellent and...More

Thank Retired1811
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has many visual displays of sub interiors as well as tons of info on the submarines! Well worth a visit!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting small museum. Make sure to talk to the Veteran who is at the information desk. The movie gives a good history of why submarines were so important in WWII

Thank StamfordBetty
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I I would highly recommend going here! Submarine is awesome! It gave you a great perspective on what life was like on a submarine. Plus it’s free!

Thank David P
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Carolyn F
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Thanks Tom P for your info. The web site has a lot of info and reviews about the place.