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USS Requin

1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5850
+1 412-237-1550
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Very nice experience on the Requin. To experience the confinement and to see what it would be like... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
davedanettem
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Saltsburg, Pennsylvania
A bit of contemporary history

Even if you are not into naval history this give your a great insight into what life would be like... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David J
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5850
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice experience on the Requin. To experience the confinement and to see what it would be like to live on a sub for months at a time was interesting.

Thank davedanettem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you are not into naval history this give your a great insight into what life would be like in a submarine. Well presented. Attached to the science museum but you can just visit the Requin for $7. Museum is really geared for kids...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 19 May 2017

You can tour throughout the submarine. Also, it is linked to the Science Center, so once you have purchased tickets to the museum, then you can head out and tour the sub.

Thank MarandaA36
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Because my hubby was on submarines the tour guides really got a lot of info from him. I had to leave because of the Diesel smell.

Thank tinker1bellPa
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Part of the Carnegie Science Center & a must see. George (guide in torpedo room) was excellent & had served on a sub similar to the Requin. He graciously shared some of his memories of life on a sub which made our tour very memorable....More

Thank M A
Reviewed 4 May 2017

What a pleasant surprise to find this submarine right out in the Ohio River! Was not expecting that. Take a minute and check it out when in Pittsburgh!

Thank Vicki A
Reviewed 28 April 2017

WOW...The USS Reguin was and awesome addition to the Science center. Its a self guided walking tour through history. amazing how this sub became and how it operated. sitting in the seats, looking at the dials and gauges. Amazing this boat even worked! Awesome photos...More

Thank prkozmo
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a neat little side trip to see from the Carnegie Science Center. If you're claustrophobic then maybe stay away. It is a tight fit but it is neat to see some of the old things inside. The kids like it.

Thank Stitt1061
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Visited the USS Requin while visiting the Carnegie Science Center with my 7 year old daughter. She liked it so much we went through twice. The submarine is in excellent shape they allow you to walk through a good portion of the sub. It's amazing...More

Thank vman09
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My dad served on this class of Submarine. He was at Pearl when it was bombed. I got to teach my kids all about this sub and I knew more than the staff was working there. I got to tell stories that my father relayed...More

Thank stm1258
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abassoonist
Where is the best place to park if you are planning to visit the USS Requin, but not the museum?
21 July 2016|
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Response from Peggy F | Reviewed this property |
You can still l park in the Museum lot. I think it is free. You would just walk down to the river and sub is right there. It is cool - small and claustrophobic and every inch is used - I mean every inch!! You will love it.
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