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I have no idea if there are so many real U-boats open to public. This was for sure something very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Flueschen
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Ismaning, Germany
A National Treasure

The staff is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the USS Requin. With the help of PPG... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Thrasher82
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Glen Rock, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have no idea if there are so many real U-boats open to public. This was for sure something very different, you know things from movies etc. but to see how so many people had to work and live in such close quarters is something...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the USS Requin. With the help of PPG Paints, they are keeping this ship in good condition. Visit it and learn what our boys had to endure while fighting tyranny all over the world.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I descended into the bowels of the WWII vessel....Amazed at the sacrifices the sailors had to make....Extremely interesting sitting there in the river....

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I toured the submarine as part of my entrance fee to the Science Museum, but you can by a ticket just for the submarine. Except for the docent in the forward torpedo room, this is a self guided tour. There are plenty of signs describing...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

There was a retired serviceman on board who was nice enough to answer questions when we were there. I was surprised that I did not see more beds so I asked him how did the men sleep with so few beds. I was surprised by...More

Thank acolcl
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I have visited a few submarines and this one the tour was outstanding. They gave me a menu from Christmas day 1943

Thank Rod H
Reviewed 20 June 2018

I am a veteran of US submarines (nuclear and diesel boats), so this was a must see location for me. The boat was built as a standard Fleet Submarine launched in 1945 right at the end of WW II thus did not serve overseas, BUT...More

2  Thank Tommy599
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I loved seeing things like this as a boy, so now I get to enjoy it with my boys. You get to walk through a cold war sub from torpedo room to engine room. Adults can imagine what life was like in these confined quarters...More

Thank DRW818
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Went with my Mom and Uncle. My uncle was visiting from Texas. He retired from the Air Force and really enjoyed this self guided tour. My Mom has a slight problem with claustrophobia... this ship was surprisingly roomy. She was pretty calm and didn’t have...More

Thank Snidsl
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I'm not typically a history buff, but walking through and exploring this submarine was really fascinating. It's definitely very cramped, so it's not recommended for those who are handicapped or not able to move around well. We bought admission to the Carnegie Science Center, so...More

1  Thank Zack S
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hub0316
25 April 2018|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can stay as long as you like. Go by sometime when it’s not too crowded so that you can admire the ship with minimal distractions.
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je d
10 October 2017|
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Response from ked909 | Reviewed this property |
The center is closed "for renovations related to the new PPG Science Pavilion", according to the website. It should be open on your last day, the 14th, though. You can walk by and see the sub fine from the walking path... More
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thoop317
21 September 2017|
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Response from ked909 | Reviewed this property |
It's free with admission to the Science Center. I am not sure you can buy admission to *only* the USS Requin.
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