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Address: 1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5850
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The self-guiding tour includes several interactive screens, allowing people to choose topics of interest for more detailed information. These included trivia and stories as well... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 October 2016
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Austin, Texas

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Austin, Texas
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140 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The self-guiding tour includes several interactive screens, allowing people to choose topics of interest for more detailed information. These included trivia and stories as well as dry facts - something for everyone. It is also nice that you could sit at the dining tables and walk into a berth. I found it interesting that the main walkway was effectively low-ceilinged... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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39 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is one of my favorite exhibits. The ship is located adjacent to the Carnegie Science Center, but you can access it without buying museum tickets if you don't want to see the Science Center. The tour is mostly self-guided and takes you from bow to stern aboard a late WW2 era submarine. The passageways are rather narrow, but I'm... More 

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West Virginia
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211 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I had no desire to do the main Science Center, as there were tons of children in those exhibits (which is great--they need to do quality learning activities), but came specifically for the submarine and the IMAX movie. You can purchase these two attractions separately, and you don't need a reservation for the sub--which is nice, you don't have to... More 

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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We took our grandson (aged 8) on this submarine and he loved it! It was pretty tight quarters for us adults but he thought it was the best thing ever!!

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I was biking the city of Pittsburgh with a friend when we came upon the USS Requin near the Science Center. I'm a huge military history buff so just had to stop. The USS Requin provides a great walk-thru of a late World War 2 and Cold War era submarine. It is surprisingly spacious if you have ever been on... More 

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Barto, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This well-taken care of naval history was excellent to walk through, read about, and learn from the staff about.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I am short, 5" 1, and I still had to duck when inside of this Submarine from WWII. It shows how little space these men had to live in when working on the sub. Really Amazing. A must see for anyone interested in History.

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Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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221 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is a real submarine open to the public through the Science Center. The displays are clear, the spaces are tight and the sense of realism is palpable.

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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Though I've had opportunities to walk through submarines before I always chose not to because it was in a very hot climate and too crowded. On the day we visited it just happened to be cool enough and not too busy that we were able to take our time and enjoy looking through the Requin. It was an interesting and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Part of the Carnegie Science Center complex, this is a World War II submarine. It is truly amazing to imagine the men living in these cramped quarters during the war. It is worth a visit at least once and kids of all ages just love it. It is still in the water today and in very good shape.

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