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USS Pampanito

Pier 45 @ Fisherman Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-775-1943
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World War II submarine docked at Pier 45.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wwii submarine” (28 reviews)
“audio tour” (123 reviews)
“real submarine” (14 reviews)
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Pier 45 @ Fisherman Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
Fisherman’s Wharf
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+1 415-775-1943
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"wwii submarine"
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"audio tour"
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"real submarine"
in 14 reviews
"brave men"
in 13 reviews
"torpedo room"
in 12 reviews
"crew members"
in 10 reviews
"control room"
in 9 reviews
"liberty ship"
in 13 reviews
"living quarters"
in 6 reviews
"military history"
in 10 reviews
"piece of history"
in 18 reviews
"great attraction"
in 8 reviews
"fisherman's wharf"
in 27 reviews
"different parts"
in 5 reviews
"self guided"
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"well worth the visit"
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"own pace"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I usually don’t say much about discounts. They discount “active” military and usually I do not have an issue with it. Like any non-military officiated entity like say, Disney. However, I’m a combat veteran. I’m not going to go into depth about me but I...More

Thank Travis R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in history and in Naval warfare, you must stop and see the USS Pampanito. This hour long visit is conveniently located at Fisherman's Wharf and is well worth the stop. After paying your admission, make sure you obtain one of the...More

Thank LEROY C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you don't like small confined spaces then skip this one otherwise it's a great value at 20 with the audio tour for the once very active WWII submarine 6 different engagements i believe

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Granted, we didn't do the audio tour so I can't fully comment on that aspect...but it is a very enjoyable tour even without the audio portion...I felt my age getting thru those hatches, tho 🙄.... If I have a "beef", it's with the $20 entrance...More

Thank terry329
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is located at Fishermens wharf. It is an interesting Sub in an interesting place. It's not cheap to tour and it's a tight fit. If you don't like confined spaces then this is not for you but you can view from the outside and...More

Thank DeltaBiker
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Possibly because I just came from a much better tour of a WWII sub in Philly, this seemed pale in comparison - and more expensive. The audio tour was not as comprehensive here, and the presentation not as fun as the subs in SD. Had...More

Thank scott r
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

She is a decommissioned submarine that has been preserved as memorial & museum. I) Used in 6 battles from 1944 -45. From 1945-60, remain unused but kept in order for any emergency. Then served as naval reserve training ship from 1960 -1971. II) Flies a...More

Thank Arun K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour includes a set of headphones that provides explanations as you walk through the submarine. You can pause as needed.

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's amazing to get to crawl aboard a WW2 submarine. The tour included an audio guide that included the voices of actual crew memebers of this sub sharing stories about what it was like to serve aboard one of these vessels. After you disembark there...More

Thank JerriusCaesar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tour is a great way to see a piece of history. This submarine was actively used in World War II. You get to explore every part of the sub. Now for the warning, it's very small inside, so if you are claustrophobic this isn't...More

Thank kaylc81
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This would be difficult for anybody physically challenged due to entrances that are tight and passagways that are narrow. Add to that the need to traverse through hatches to see the entirety of the submarine and the... More
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