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USS Silversides Submarine Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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A WWII History Must See!

While escaping the Wilmington, NC hurricane Florence and visiting my fiancee while he was working... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wilmington, North Carolina
A good historic view of WWII submarine!

The museum has a good history of world war 2. I like the periscope view. The submarine visit was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sudhir b
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1346 Bluff St, Muskegon, MI 49441-1089
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We just made a quick stop here to see the sub. From the reviews we new that we would not be able to take the tour because my husband has bad knees and I am claustrophobic. I had just never seen a sub before and...More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited with kids 7 and 9. Parking lot adequate for parking 30ft RV. We have visited many military museums of similar size and this one is about average. Displays inside were below average in quality but informative. Gift shop was nice. Not very crowded so...More

Thank Etonian30
Reviewed 1 week ago

While escaping the Wilmington, NC hurricane Florence and visiting my fiancee while he was working in Michigan, my fiancee took me to see the USS Silversides Submarine Museum. The indoor museum had a lot of history and a lot of visual information to absorb. The...More

Thank RondaD1969
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum has a good history of world war 2. I like the periscope view. The submarine visit was also intriguing especially looking at the right places sailors had to navigate through!! It took us about hour and a half to go through both as...More

Thank sudhir b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is currently operating under winter hours. Sunday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our grandson to the museum and found it very interesting, they have a large amount of pieces from World War Two, it is air conditioned and comfortable. We also went on the submarine and we were surprised at how cramped the quarters were,...More

Thank hgskok
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be sure to take the tour to see the submarine. We were fortunate enough to have an ex submarine person lead our tour. He was very informative and being it was an old sub he quickly told us when he was unsure of any thing...More

Thank OnaWing48462
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Right around the corner from the Pere. It was nice to see the big Submarine. but we didn't go on it. ($15 per person to go on it) we chose to just look from the out side. They had ships hall/gun thing for the kids...More

Thank Kristy O
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Very nice small museum on the Muskegon Channel. The Silverside submarine is lots of fun to tour. The museum has fun things for the kids to play with.

Thank iccoles
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I will preface this to say that we are biased in that my wife's grandfather served on the silversides in WWII. that being said, it was great experience and a great museum. The exhibits and tour captured life on a sub and had a great...More

Thank dalew63
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25 September 2018|
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Response from Kristy O | Reviewed this property |
There is a good size parking lot right at the Museum or up the way just a short walk there is beach parking and lots of space there to park the Camper.
sudhir b
26 August 2018|
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Response from Fran4747 | Reviewed this property |
I would allow 2-3hours depending on whether you’re taking a guided tour or going on your own. Really lots to see! Tour will make your visit longer
20 June 2016|
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Response from Steve-Julie-Michigan | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. You should go to their web site for info.