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USS Requin

1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5850
+1 412-237-1550
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If you are tall..watch your head

Great way to safely see the inside of a submarine. You will be shocked at the amount of stuff is... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
krzy4ktz
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Usa
What a fantastic piece of history!

The USS Requin is a fantastic stop for all as part of the Carnegie Science Center, and almost a... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Matt S
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Brighton, Michigan
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1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5850
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"the carnegie science center"
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"naval history"
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"torpedo room"
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"piece of history"
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"a great learning experience"
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Great way to safely see the inside of a submarine. You will be shocked at the amount of stuff is packed into the sub - just imagine what it would be like to live in it for months.....Not for me.

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

The USS Requin is a fantastic stop for all as part of the Carnegie Science Center, and almost a must-see for anyone interested in Naval history. Most of the submarine is open for visiting, and it is easy to spend at least an hour here...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

I really enjoyed touring the sub, it provided many historical facts and offered the experience of life on a sub many years ago.

Thank Anne M
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Our 7 year old son loved to experience the submarine. He looked at every little space and had a lot of questions. The gentleman working was kind and answered all of them with great enthusiasm!

Thank Ashley H
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Take the tour, you won't regret it! Just the ability to walk around on a submarine is worth the trip! Don't forget to take a selfie in front of the torpedo!

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

The science center's exhibits are focused on very young children so it wasn't that enjoyable. However, the sub made up for it. Very interesting.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

WWII submarine with guide in torpedo room answering questions. Interesting signage explaining things and memorabilia laid out. Included in Science museum ticket or can go separately. Recommend, especially with kids.

Thank CorMom
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Really interesting. I would've enjoyed spending longer, though my kids got a lot out of our strolling-through visit. It's impressive as something to view and more impressive as something that reminds you what it takes/what it took to serve in a naval submarine.

Thank ked909
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

You actually get to descend into the vessel, and view it as it was in 1945, The docents are extremely well versed on its history, as well as technical details.

Thank Gail M
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

I had a great time (went through twice with a my friend;s kid that I was babysitting. Not for the claustrophobic but incredibly cool.

Thank pghTim
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hub0316
25 April 2018|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can stay as long as you like. Go by sometime when it’s not too crowded so that you can admire the ship with minimal distractions.
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je d
10 October 2017|
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Response from ked909 | Reviewed this property |
The center is closed "for renovations related to the new PPG Science Pavilion", according to the website. It should be open on your last day, the 14th, though. You can walk by and see the sub fine from the walking path... More
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thoop317
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Response from ked909 | Reviewed this property |
It's free with admission to the Science Center. I am not sure you can buy admission to *only* the USS Requin.
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