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USS Requin

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WWII sub in Pittsburgh?

Yes, and well worth a visit. If you visit the Carnegie Science Center, do not pass on the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
johnskabardonis
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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If you want to know what it was like to live on a sub during WWll, this is the place to visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ro B
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Yes, and well worth a visit. If you visit the Carnegie Science Center, do not pass on the opportunity to tour through this submarine. The smell of diesel permeates the vessel and the space seems claustrophobic. I can only imagine what it must have felt...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to know what it was like to live on a sub during WWll, this is the place to visit!!! The self guided tour was more interesting than I could have imagined!

Thank Ro B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as part of the science center. Gives you a great perspective on what life must of been like for those brave souls who served on it. Highly recommend.

Thank 95lloyd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How often can you get a chance like this? Family of six loved exploring the sub - from the triple decker bunk beds, control room and small galley kitchen. Very interesting and memorable!

Thank SLL1973
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great experience to share with my 8 year old grandson. He was fascinated by the equipment and the limited space.This is definetly a memory that he willmkeep for the rest of his life.

Thank chuck21Scottsdale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you walk across the pedestrian/bike bridge to check out PNC Park, where the Pirates Play, which you definitely should do, you swill want to check out the Heinz Field Stadium where the Steelers play. The stadiums are FREE! (unless there's a game) and the...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a tall person I avoided this for a long time because I thought the ceiling would be too low and I'd feel claustrophobic. That is not the case! The doors from section to section are small and require some dexterity, but the over-all headroom...More

Thank Karen_Carl
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We didn't have time to visit all of the Science Center, but we were able to get a ticket at the counter for just the sub. It was interesting to walk through an actual submarine still on the water.

Thank AimIrv
Reviewed 31 August 2018

I've probably been through this 6 times. Every time is enjoyable and every time I earn something new. How much you learn is highly dependent on the knowledge and friendliness of the volunteers - most of them are good to excellent. On rare occasions they...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This is a WWII ERA submarine, however was NOT used in WWII combat. It does however give one a sense of like aboard such a vessel. The tour is at your own pace, and there is a lot to see. I highly recommend this tour....More

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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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