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USS Requin

1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5850
+1 412-237-1550
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Great photo opp

It was closed when I went there, but it was still a great photo opp on a rare sunny day in... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2016
Laura H
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Worth the visit!

The USS Requin is a submarine located right outside the Carnegie Science Center. You can purchase... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2016
Stephanie S
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Manheim, Pennsylvania
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1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5850
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

It was closed when I went there, but it was still a great photo opp on a rare sunny day in Pittsburgh. It's not too hard to find even though it's in a city. It's a nice thing to put on your tourist list while...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The USS Requin is a submarine located right outside the Carnegie Science Center. You can purchase tickets separately for it. This was a terrific activity for the family, and it is really eye-opening. Kids have a great time imagining what living for months at a...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 17 May 2016

For those guys who love history, or weapons, or both is a great experience. Is included with the carnegie center ticket or can get a espcial ticket too. Walk inside the small hallways and imagine yourself spending months inside like a marine is a experince...More

Thank Allan A
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Fascinating view of WWII life of our submariners, even though this particular vessel did not see any combat. Provides "guests" of the lack of creature comforts on board, esp for the lower ranks. Make time to see it but not meant for claustrophobic or limited...More

Thank LAURIE S
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We visited the USS Requin, but not the Science Center. The USS Requin can be toured separately for $7 per person, no discounts. While the walk through is fairly short, it is worth going aboard. I have always appreciated our military and their families for...More

Thank Tallykay77
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

While in town I came here and totally got to see a Cold War sub that was restored to action status. It truly makes you appreciate the service these men gave to their country while out at sea.

Thank Cean M
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We went in because it was included with our Science Center Admission. It's something to see at least once. It's part of history and crazy to think how many people lived in there. Check it out. If you go in without the Science Center, it's...More

Thank bauer08
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This is an actual WWII submarine. It is so small, and so cramped and yet held many sailors for long periods of time. After touring the boat, go right into the Carnegie Science Center. You and your children will have an amazing experience. Worth going...More

Thank Peggy F
Reviewed 6 February 2016

I have been to this a couple of times it is so fascinating to see the teeny tiny quarters which men lived in for months on end. Just such a slice of history. I recommend it highly for adults and kids

Thank DiCeeD
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Even though it was closed when we were there, the experience was still amazing. The USS Requin sits on the riverwalk behind the Carnegie Science Center. It was commissioned in 1945 and removed from the navy in December 1971. It was the first Radar Picket...More

Thank cheryl h
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abassoonist
21 July 2016|
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Response from Peggy F | Reviewed this property |
You can still l park in the Museum lot. I think it is free. You would just walk down to the river and sub is right there. It is cool - small and claustrophobic and every inch is used - I mean every inch!! You will love it.
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