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USS Silversides Submarine Museum

1346 Bluff St, Muskegon, MI 49441-1089
+1 231-755-1230
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Both of my kids loved seeing the submarine. We ran through it many times. The submarine is not... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
cleanhand13
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Submarine

The museum part is lacking a little. It is mostly pictures and signs not much artifacts. The really... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MadDogTraveler
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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1346 Bluff St, Muskegon, MI 49441-1089
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+1 231-755-1230
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"coast guard cutter"
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"self guided tour"
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"subs"
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"tight quarters"
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"conning tower"
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"during wwii"
in 11 reviews
"boy scouts"
in 6 reviews
"close quarters"
in 4 reviews
"pacific theater"
in 3 reviews
"navy veteran"
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"interesting tour"
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"these men"
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"couple of hours"
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"learning experience"
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"great displays"
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"well worth the visit"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Both of my kids loved seeing the submarine. We ran through it many times. The submarine is not something for people with mobility issues, but there is a large museum to see, too. The kids loved the old Batman movie playing in the theatre. We...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum part is lacking a little. It is mostly pictures and signs not much artifacts. The really attraction is the submarine. You get to go thru the main body of it, and walk on the deck. It is really nicely restored and gives you...More

Thank MadDogTraveler
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While on vacation in Grand Haven we decided to visit this submarine and museum on a day that was too chilly for the beach. The museum has lots of interesting exhibits in it and you an sit and watch a war movie in a small...More

Thank Krissy W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Silversides in a storied World War 2 submarine that is tied up at the channel in Muskegon. There is a musuem on site that explains the history of the sub and other WW2 facts. You have the opportunity to move thru the entire sub...More

Thank tartar70
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although there was a Groupon available, due to mobility issues, we decided to just take a peek in the gift shop and the exterior of the boats. We spend about 20 minutes reading placards and looking around. If you have more time and want to...More

Thank TravelerJenny8
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful place to learn military history, esp the navy, and actually go aboard a working WWII submarine!

Thank Patricia R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is in three parts -- the USS Silversides submarine, the USS Mclain Coast Guard cutter, and a two-story museum of the Silversides, submarines in general and World War II, including a 45-minute video about the actions of a different submarine in World War...More

Thank MN_Walkers
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a really educational tour of an amazing WWII submarine! Getting to get down inside of it and explore the compartments was such a cool experience! The tour guide was so good - he told us all about the sub and it's history, and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently took our two kids, 4 and 7, to visit the USS Silversides Submarine Museum. My Father-in-law is a navy veteran who served on a sub and has told us all so many stories, it was pretty surreal to tour a submarine and see...More

1  Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Phil was an extremely knowledable guide. His Vietnam stint and stories of the submariners life were captivating. Totally reccomnend this. Tske the itty bitties top side when they start to get cranky though ,folks.

Thank hoopie d
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yszot30
20 June 2016|
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Response from Steve-Julie-Michigan | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. You should go to their web site for info.
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jig313
19 May 2016|
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Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, the first shipyard on the West Coast. Type in Mare Island or visit Vallejo on your browser and learn the vast history.
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