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great tour

This is a self guided tour with a device to give you history as well as facts as you tour. You can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mona L
Buffalo, New York
Boom!! We Were Blown Away!!

We planned a 3 week trip through New England for my 70th. birthday. While I expensively laid out... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve R
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Are you looking for a unique experience? If so, plan on visiting the USS Nautilus at the New London Submarine Base in Groton, CT. The Nautilus can be visited by an entrance from the Submarine Force Museum. Take the self-guided tour to understand and get...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a self guided tour with a device to give you history as well as facts as you tour. You can take your time and explore.

Thank Mona L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned a 3 week trip through New England for my 70th. birthday. While I expensively laid out stops in all the States hitting as many historical sights and fall foliage as possible. While in Mystic, Connecticut, I learned of the submarine base in Groton....More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must if visiting Groton! There is no fee and an audio tour is included. The tour lasts just long enough. Those of us who tend to get claustrophobic can do this. Great tour and grateful to our submariners who withstand tight quarters...More

Thank nikkiebbett
Reviewed 6 October 2018

My Father was in the Navy during WW2 and was an electrician. He was on the Crew that built this, the first Nuclear submarine. He had passed away before we got to come and tour it. This is a worthwhile piece of our important Naval...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The history of the Nautilus is incredible and I couldn't pass up the opportunity to do the tour. It is a fascinating view of the life of a submariner and the conditions they live with at sea for months at a time. Only the foward...More

Thank LynnJ27
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This museum is just outstanding. I used to bring my kids all the time. They could get as much out of it as their age allowed... each year learning a little bit more. Now I bring my grand kids! It's a great outing. The kids...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 30 September 2018

The sub is anchored beside the museum. It is free and includes an audio guide. Note: there are lots of stairs (no ladders) and smallish hatches to climb through. Not good for claustrophobics or those with limited mobility. Makes you realize the sacrifices that our...More

Thank CaptnGphs
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Toured with my 76-year young mother and 10-year old daughter. Interesting exhibits and touring a real submarine offers fascinating perspective.

Thank britosjm
Reviewed 9 September 2018

A great chance to tour through a submarine and see what life on board was like. You have to go down some narrow stairs to get onboard (so if you have mobility issues or don't like small spaces, you may want to reconsider). It's a...More

Thank cchina
Reviewed 3 September 2018

A thrill to get a peek at submarine life! Much respect for our men and women in service, not an easy life in these close corridors. Keep your head down!

Thank mikeandtinarusso
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John B
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no, it has steep ladders, bulkheads to climb through and is challenging for me