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USS Silversides Submarine Museum

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Address: 1346 Bluff St, Muskegon, MI 49441-1089
Phone Number: +1 231-755-1230
10:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:30

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Drawn in to see this beautiful ship! A national treasure.

Interesting museum and we loved looking at the USS Silverside floating outside the museum. We arrived at closing time so don't make the same mistake ! Great souvenier shop... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting museum and we loved looking at the USS Silverside floating outside the museum. We arrived at closing time so don't make the same mistake ! Great souvenier shop. Pleasant employees.

Thank mooseheads426
Portland, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this place. Great learning experience. Especially liked the pow display. The video of the sub crew was very interesting.

Thank billbrandt2016
Decatur, Indiana
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

If you're a WW II buff like I am you must visit this museum/WW II submarine. The museum itself is loaded with good info about the war in the Pacific and specifically about the role that the USS Silverside played in the war. I have never been on board a submarine before, this museum gives you the opportunity to walk... More 

Thank Jeff S
East Lansing, Michigan
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Big museum with lots to see and tour including the USS Silversides submarine and two other surface craft.

Thank MJTraveler2014
Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

A lovely museum with a great story. An American captured by the Germans who escaped and fought with the Russians. The sub visit was excellent, a real slice of life in WWII.

Thank FernRose13
Kenai, Alaska
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59 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A great tour of a USS Submarine, US coast Guard cutter, and marine museum. The museum has many artifacts for WW2. A good visit with small crowds. Both self and guided tours avail for a low price of $15.

Thank Terry S
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The kids all ages loved the submarine tour, they loved the history of it and enjoyed all the i go they learned from the museum part. Recommend to everyone

Thank Jay Meg D
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

so we didn't actually go inside the submarine, given the cost and how much time we would actually have. However, did walk around it and looked at the outdoor exhibits, which were quite interesting. Thank you to the very nice gentleman walking his dog who gave us a lot of information about the sub. Close to a very nice park... More 

Thank Keith L
Corydon, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We visited the museum on our way back from the beach. We hadn't planned on going, but we saw it and it looked interesting. They have an extensive indoor history exhibit to World War II. To do this honors and with respect, you'd need to dedicate a couple of hours to meander through the two stories of exhibits and artifacts.... More 

Thank greygirl1997
Up North
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Spent much of our day in Muskegon here. This museum is a class act.. very, very well done. The museum has a ton of stuff to occupy young-uns and lots to interest adults. I really enjoyed the self guided tours of both the USCG Lane and USS Silversides.. especially meeting a 90+ year old WW2 Submariner visitor belowdecks who was... More 

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