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Closed but the Submarine is Cool

The Museum is closed. Hurricane Sandy damaged the submarine so that is closed too. But, there's a... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Jim M
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Wood Ridge, New Jersey
No longer open

The land that the museum is on is sold for new development. Their lease is up. Was a great place... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
carlm559
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Hackensack, New Jersey
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27 Aug 2018
“Closed but the Submarine is Cool”
6 Aug 2018
“No longer open”
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USS Ling
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78 River St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-7110
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

The Museum is closed. Hurricane Sandy damaged the submarine so that is closed too. But, there's a huge, rusting submarine in the river!! How cool is that? There are various naval ordinance scattered around the site, but the big attraction has got to be the...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The land that the museum is on is sold for new development. Their lease is up. Was a great place to visit but no more. The Ling submarine is still there but now just a rusting hulk.

Thank carlm559
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

No matter what age, you will enjoy this as much as the kids. If you are a large person, you may feel a little claustrophobic. Both girls and boys, men and women can appreciate this tour. It is really a great learning experience and family...More

Thank bbechelli
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Was once EXCELLENT, but no more. Closed. Years of inadequate funding has led to great neglect. Practically abandoned. VERY SAD. Used to be a must see.

1  Thank Salvatore F
Reviewed 24 February 2018

If you like to see relics, stop by. The boat can't get moved out of it's river graveyard. At low tide you'll see massive rusted holes in the hull. It's definitely a surprise to see such a boat in this area.

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Very touching.... Makes you think was really the world like this All looks like a dream now. Must visit for history lovers..

Thank Duparts
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I visited here in 2009 when it was open and had a small museum as well as entrance into the USS Ling submarine. However, even with the places being closed, the exhibits outside are worth seeing. However, the greedy grounds owner didn't renew the lease,...More

1  Thank Dotty K
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This Museum is a great testimony to those who served our country in the Navy, with an Emphasis on the Silent service, or Submarine service. Unfortunately the museum was pretty much destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. The Submarine the USS Ling was unharmed by the storm....More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this while out for a morning run. The vessel appears listing a bit near the river bank. Unable to access it directly, best photo is from nearby bridge. Grounds somewhat overgrown with weeds, various displays of Patrol Boat, German mini sub, periscope, and...More

Thank Silver-Elite
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I am sad to report this museum is closed PERMANETLY. Its too bad because it was good one.... but with a submarine you need money to make repairs - and they didn't have it....

1  Thank Honesty_Girl_NJ
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