We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

USS Silversides Submarine Museum

1346 Bluff St, Muskegon, MI 49441-1089
+1 231-755-1230
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
A Very Nice Military Museum

I was first introduced to this museum because of an educational series on WWII. I have attended... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
captfrog
,
North Muskegon, Michigan
A Submarine in Muskegon???

A submarine in Muskegon??? Yes...and yes you should visit it!!! The staff is wonderfully... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
irene e
,
oxnard
via mobile
Read all 239 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“subs” (9 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
LOCATION
1346 Bluff St, Muskegon, MI 49441-1089
CONTACT
Website
+1 231-755-1230
Write a ReviewReviews (239)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 237 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I was first introduced to this museum because of an educational series on WWII. I have attended many programs now and have become a member. They hav ongoing programs, changing musuem venues and a real WWII submarine, which is open for tours. If yo like...More

Thank captfrog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A submarine in Muskegon??? Yes...and yes you should visit it!!! The staff is wonderfully informative! I must say that I was very interested. They even have a life size version of the game, Battleship! A must see in Muskegon!

Thank irene e
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We recently were in Grand Haven Michigan for a few days. The weather was very cold and it was pouring rain. We saw the museum advertised and decided it would be a good indoor activity. It was worth the drive! The staff was very knowledgeable,...More

1  Thank jilld214
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This is a self guided type of place. It was interesting to go through the sub. As we were at the end we wound up behind a group that had a guide...I'm not sure how they did that. But because of the small space we...More

1  Thank Grazewellmyfriend
Reviewed 2 October 2017

There are three parts to this museum. The USS Silversides decommissioned submarine from WWII, a coast guard patrol vessel (which I've forgotten the name of) and a traditional museum. Being a history buff, it was really, really cool to walk through the actual submarine and...More

Thank Nathan B
Reviewed 26 September 2017

My husband and I went on a tour of the submarine with one of the docents, and we still learned a lot even though we have been on a few other submarine tours. The tour lasted for about an hour, so go to the bathroom...More

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful piece of history! Really enjoyed touring the USS Silverside. And the museum contains authentic pieces from that era and great educational information.Really gives you a humbling appreciation for the sacrifices our military makes for our freedom! A must see

Thank Betsy Z
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had a work retreat here in one of there board rooms and then toured the museum and ships. What a cool experience to do a hands on tour of a WWII Submarine. If your even close to this, you have to check it out.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The museum itself is fine. It has some neat stuff about submarines and WWII and I enjoyed most of it. There were a couple "special" displays that didn't add too much to the exhibit, but they weren't bad either. The center piece is certainly the...More

Thank croker10
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went on an afternoon during the week and just walked into the museum with no wait. We enjoyed the inside of the museum first with the photos, presentations and hands on before we went outside to walk thru the submarine. Definitely an educational experience....More

Thank fishonMi
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Ruth Ann's Ice Cream
22 reviews
4.39 km away
Fricano's Muskegon Lake
174 reviews
5.24 km away
The Deck Bbq & Beer
114 reviews
.67 km away
Dockers Fishhouse
143 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Attractions
Muskegon South Pierhead Lighthouse
5 reviews
.38 km away
Pere Marquette Park
364 reviews
.69 km away
Duck Lake State Park
19 reviews
2.16 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
yszot30
20 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Steve-Julie-Michigan | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. You should go to their web site for info.
0
Votes
jig313
19 May 2016|
Answer
Response from jig313 |
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.
0
Votes