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USS Requin

1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5850
+1 412-237-1550
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Interesting Tour

We took our grandson (aged 8) on this submarine and he loved it! It was pretty tight quarters for... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
mzwelker
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Somerset, Pennsylvania
Excellent historic naval experience

I was biking the city of Pittsburgh with a friend when we came upon the USS Requin near the Science... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2016
HMGZK
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West Lafayette, Indiana
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1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5850
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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!!

Thank mzwelker
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...More

1  Thank HMGZK
Reviewed 4 August 2016

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

Thank Patrick C
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.

1  Thank Carol1921
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.

Thank Johnsotr
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...More

1  Thank Torrie N
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...More

Thank Skyhawk003
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Came upon this by accident while at another attraction. Loved the tour. It was engaging and interesting. A whole new perspective of life in the Navy. Worth the visit.

1  Thank GingerDarkness
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Interesting for first time visitors to a sub. The up keep of this Sub is good. Interesting to see the conditions of our US Navy. We had Navy Soilders on our visit with us and they let us know that, nowadays most of this old...More

1  Thank Kay S
Reviewed 2 June 2016

It was closed when I went there, but it was still a great photo opp on a rare sunny day in Pittsburgh. It's not too hard to find even though it's in a city. It's a nice thing to put on your tourist list while...More

Thank Laura H
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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
20 September 2017|
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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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abassoonist
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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