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U.S. Naval Undersea Museum

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Address: 1 Garnett Way, Navy Region Northwest, Keyport, WA 98345
Phone Number: +1 360-396-4148
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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The U.S. Naval Undersea Museum is an official U.S. Navy museum. Our mission...

The U.S. Naval Undersea Museum is an official U.S. Navy museum. Our mission is to collect, preserve, and interpret naval heritage and operations for the benefit of the U.S. Navy and the people of the United States. Admission and parking are FREE!

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Interesting collection.

A nice collection of historical facts on the evolution of the submarine, torpedoes and underwater warfare. Personally, my favorites were the collection of diving helmets and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kim D
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice collection of historical facts on the evolution of the submarine, torpedoes and underwater warfare. Personally, my favorites were the collection of diving helmets and torpedoes on display. The museum is in a modern facility and handicap accessible. Plan on at least two hours for completing a self guided tour.

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Thank Kim D
Silverdale, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family routinely visits this Military Museum. When friends and family visit we are sure to take them here! It is very well run, volunteers are so friendly and there is just do much history shared here! There are simulated bunks of a submarine, Uniforms of many armed services and types of professions for the kids to crawl on and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Great to learn history of Naval Submarine. Only thing that would make this museum better would be some more interactive exhibits. No crowds meant visit at your leisure.

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Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Leave your purses and backpacks in your car. New security reasons. Great naval museum. Curator is expert. Displays are very well done and show the undersea advances of the Navy. Outdoor exhibits are great also. We enjoyed "new recruits" swearing in ceremony while there. Moving. Thanks for your service.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great.place. Very interesting. My husband is ex Navy and we loved the place. Go early it closes about 4:30

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Burlington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Covers the development of the navy's undersea equipment and adventures. Nice helpful staff and good exhibits.

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Tucson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We visited this wonderful museum. Very educational and hands-on interactive for kids. New perspective on Naval history.

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Thank Cindy B
Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Stopped here with our six year old son. I thought he might get bored, but he didn't! There is no admission fee and they accept donations. Only thing negative is that some of the exhibits were unavailable because they were under construction.

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Thank Jenniferigor
Newark, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This unadvertised niche museum has exhibits on the Thresher tragedy and its legacy; the Ocean Environment; underseas weapons technology, including torpedo history; WWII US submarines, diving and salvage; and, of course, submarines, including a sub control room. Outside there are several old submersibles. Be sure to take a look at the old diving suits for your next Halloween costume!

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We literally saw a sign on the highway about this museum and decided to check it out. Glad we did! Cool exhibits. And it's great that it has free admission.

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