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Seawolf Park

100 Seawolf Parkway Blvd., Turn North on 51st Street onto Pelican Island, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
+1 409-797-5114
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Seawolf Park and the American Undersea Warfare Center provides a wonderful scenic view of Pelican Island, the Port of Galveston, and the surrounding waterways. At the tip of the island, Seawolf park offers the best on- and off-shore fishing in the area, picnic tables and playgrounds, and basketball and volleyball courts. The American Undersea Warfare Center is home to two historic WWII vessels; the USS Cavalla attack submarine, and the USS Stewart Destroyer Escort. Experience the battles on the high seas as you take a walking tour inside each ship which boasts a heritage worth seeing.
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  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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100 Seawolf Parkway Blvd., Turn North on 51st Street onto Pelican Island, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
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+1 409-797-5114

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Two WW2 vessels a destroyer (I think) and a submarine. Not too expensive and the grounds host a nice park. A little disappointing to have to pay to enter the park but it's not too much. Nice relaxing afternoon. A little history thrown in.

Thank TAMAN1951
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you for joining us at the American Undersea Warfare Center at Seawolf Park. We are glad to know it was an educational and relaxing experience.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

I nice little park with minimal fees compared to other local attractions. There is a WWII Battleship and Submarine to walk on and tour. If you like history, the military, or just ships in general this is a very nice place to stop by and...More

Thank loves2laugh29
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Dear Loves2Laugh29, Thank you for visiting and reviewing our wonderful and historic park. When you do come back with your nephews, please talk to me or a staff member to show you around.

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Each time we visit Galveston we always look over from the ferry and say hey lets go see the submarine and never actually go and do it. This year we did and it was pretty neat to get on board the ship and sub and...More

Thank ktyler4972
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Ktyler, Thank you for taking the time to visit the American Undersea Warfare Center. As you state the USS Stewart destroyer escort has some air conditioning in the forward and rear of the ship. In WWII, it wasn't necessary as much as they mostly patrolled...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This is something I made my kids do not gonna lie. I have wanted to go the last 2 times we came to Galveston. My youngest loved it my oldest...a preteen girl...didnt when we were there. Two hours later when she was longer mad said...More

1  Thank Hailey P
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit and bring your kids. As you say, these WWII historic ships aren't all glitz, but the history fills the air! Realizing our Grandparents made so many sacrifices for what we enjoy today and I think...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017

Tour is self-guided and very interesting, even if you're not into this sort of thing. Well done. Entry to park is $6/car and tour for adults is $10 each. Well worth it. The day we visited was HOT and you'll sweat some going through the...More

Thank MufeGwen
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for your visit. We do offer military, veteran and senior discounts to tour. We now have begun a new tour guide program and hopefully more folks will ask about that offering. Overall, I'm glad you endured the heat and experienced some of what...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Went to Seawolf Park at 7:00am to go fishing with my son on a July weekday morning. If you are not a resident of Galveston, you are charged a 50% premium for each person fishing ($9 each) and then you are charged another $6 for...More

3  Thank Joseph C
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Joseph, thank you for visiting and your review. While we cannot guarantee great success fishing, history shows Seawolf Park to be one of the premier spots in/around the Galveston area for fishing. We will note and pass on your comments to our contract bait shop...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Our grandsons loved touring the submarine USS Cavalla and the destroyer USS Stewart. I believe the 2 older boys came away with a greater appreciation of our servicemen and women! I know I did!! I loved the history of these vessels. It was hot and...More

1  Thank 691vickin
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Vickin, Thank you so much for visiting Seawolf Park and the American Undersea Warfare Center. We are pleased that you and your boys enjoyed the visit and saw the educational value of our museum. We will continue to work hard at improving the venue for...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Nice to do a self guided tour and explore the ship and sub. Both kids had a good time. Got rather hot in the ship, so go early in the day.

Thank Jessica M
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Thank you for joining us at the American Undersea Warfare Center.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you like history, WWII, or just Navy vessels in general then this is a must-see. The road is off the beaten path compared to most things in the area like the beaches and other beach related activities that most think of in Galveston but...More

Thank Gary R
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Gary, Thank you for your words and visit. Our museum does drive home the point that our brave sailors in WWII had many obstacles to deal with each day they Served our nation. The heat of the South Pacific, the cold of the North Atlantic,...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

It is worth a stop and look at both the submarine and the ship, which are located right next to each other. You can go inside each on your own, and at certain times there are tours. If visiting in the Summer, go early and...More

1  Thank Angie C
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Angie, thank you for visiting our WWII ships. We hope you enjoyed exploring the actual vessels our grandparents and great grandparents served on to defend us each day during WWII.

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funes1025
16 August 2017|
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Response from Kelley C | Property representative |
Parking is $6 per car. To fish, rates are Adults (12 and older) Galveston Island Residents: $6 Non-Residents: $9 Children (5-11) Galveston Island Residents: $3 Non-Residents: $4 Seniors (65+) Galveston Island Residents... More
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Tony C
9 July 2017|
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Response from Kelley C | Property representative |
Seawolf Park is a City of Galveston Park, run by the Galveston Park Board. The WWII memorial ships USS Cavalla and USS Stewart are co-owned (Park Board and Cavalla Historical Foundation-non profit), and operated by the... More
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Newbeast
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