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USS Silversides Submarine Museum

1346 Bluff St, Muskegon, MI 49441-1089
+1 231-755-1230
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Excellent Naval History!!!!!!

The Silversides was one of the most successful and lucky boats of WWII (she only lost one Sailor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nathanael M
Suffolk, Virginia
A Very Nice Military Museum

I was first introduced to this museum because of an educational series on WWII. I have attended... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
North Muskegon, Michigan
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1346 Bluff St, Muskegon, MI 49441-1089
1346 Bluff St, Muskegon, MI 49441-1089
+1 231-755-1230
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Silversides was one of the most successful and lucky boats of WWII (she only lost one Sailor during her wartime service). The museum is an excellent overview of submarine warfare, and the Silversides is an very well maintained boat. In fact, two of the...More

Thank Nathanael M
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I was first introduced to this museum because of an educational series on WWII. I have attended many programs now and have become a member. They hav ongoing programs, changing musuem venues and a real WWII submarine, which is open for tours. If yo like...More

Thank captfrog
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

A submarine in Muskegon??? Yes...and yes you should visit it!!! The staff is wonderfully informative! I must say that I was very interested. They even have a life size version of the game, Battleship! A must see in Muskegon!

Thank irene e
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We recently were in Grand Haven Michigan for a few days. The weather was very cold and it was pouring rain. We saw the museum advertised and decided it would be a good indoor activity. It was worth the drive! The staff was very knowledgeable,...More

1  Thank jilld214
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This is a self guided type of place. It was interesting to go through the sub. As we were at the end we wound up behind a group that had a guide...I'm not sure how they did that. But because of the small space we...More

1  Thank Grazewellmyfriend
Reviewed 1 October 2017

There are three parts to this museum. The USS Silversides decommissioned submarine from WWII, a coast guard patrol vessel (which I've forgotten the name of) and a traditional museum. Being a history buff, it was really, really cool to walk through the actual submarine and...More

Thank Nathan B
Reviewed 26 September 2017

My husband and I went on a tour of the submarine with one of the docents, and we still learned a lot even though we have been on a few other submarine tours. The tour lasted for about an hour, so go to the bathroom...More

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful piece of history! Really enjoyed touring the USS Silverside. And the museum contains authentic pieces from that era and great educational information.Really gives you a humbling appreciation for the sacrifices our military makes for our freedom! A must see

Thank Betsy Z
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had a work retreat here in one of there board rooms and then toured the museum and ships. What a cool experience to do a hands on tour of a WWII Submarine. If your even close to this, you have to check it out.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The museum itself is fine. It has some neat stuff about submarines and WWII and I enjoyed most of it. There were a couple "special" displays that didn't add too much to the exhibit, but they weren't bad either. The center piece is certainly the...More

Thank croker10
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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.
19 May 2016|
Response from jig313 |
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