We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Submarine Force Museum

1 Crystal Lake Rd, Groton, CT 06349-2300
+1 800-343-0079
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Excellent History of the Submarine Service

The museum traces the technical development of the Navy's Silent Service, both ships, and weaponry... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Original_Shrut
,
Milton, Delaware
A Pacifist's Perspective

Being surrounded by the agents of mass destruction is more than a bit unsettling, but if you view... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
D0ntFenceMeIn
,
Connecticut, USA
Read all 715 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
The home of the world's first nuclear submarine has several other exhibits on the history of submarines.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“uss nautilus” (136 reviews)
“subs” (71 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
1 Crystal Lake Rd, Groton, CT 06349-2300
CONTACT
Website
+1 800-343-0079

Similar Things to Do in Groton

Write a Review
Reviews (715)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 694 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum traces the technical development of the Navy's Silent Service, both ships, and weaponry. Also onsite is the USS Nautilus, the Navy's first nuclear sub, famous for navigating under the North Pole from ocean to ocean. How eye-opening to see how every square inch...More

Thank Original_Shrut
Reviewed 2 days ago

Being surrounded by the agents of mass destruction is more than a bit unsettling, but if you view the visit as a history lesson it's possible to appreciate what has been brought together here. The Museum is fairly extensive and offers a few "hands-on" exhibits...More

Thank D0ntFenceMeIn
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are interested in all things nautical and as we were in the area decided to visit this attraction. There is so much to see here, you could easily spend half a day digesting all of the exhibits and watching the films. The Nautilus itself...More

Thank KVJ166
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for a quick no-cost break since it's easily accessible off I-95, this is definitely worth a stop. The museum is interesting, with parts of subs on display, films, tour guides, etc. But the highlight is definitely going onto the submarine itself with a self-guided...More

1  Thank aliast
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Toured the museum which is free as well as the parking. Museum full of exhibits and history of submarines. Toured the USS Nautilus which gave a great insight to how it functions and living conditions of the men who served. Take the time to view...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Getting to going into a submarine was great experience. I'm glad I was short. To think they are on the submarine for months. God bless them.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited this museum on the way home from the Cape. Its only a short distance from I-95. Its free and the bathrooms are clean. The sub and display are very nice. The tour includes a walk thru of an early nuclear powered sub....very cool

Thank 659josephc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful museum that tells the complete story of the US Submarine force of the Navy! Free of charge and a tour of the world's first nuclear submarine, the USS Nautilus. It is a great place to see the heroes of the Silent Service!!!

Thank X5447BNpaulr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in the area on a semi rainy day and looked to see if there was a museum nearby or something to visit where part of our experience would be indoors. We saw that this place was closeby and got some amazing reviews. We...More

Thank Jemlnlx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its FREE and an excellent place to visit with family, couples or kids. The submarine is there and you go in to check the ssn571.

Thank Chana M
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Mel's Place
6 reviews
2.85 km away
Groton Townhouse Restaurant
150 reviews
2.16 km away
Five Guys
84 reviews
2.91 km away
Panera Bread
29 reviews
2.68 km away
Nearby Attractions
USS Nautilus
41 reviews
.02 km away
Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruises
43 reviews
3.50 km away
Block Island Express Ferry
92 reviews
3.49 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Carolyn F
18 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Patnmel | Reviewed this property |
Thanks Tom P for your info. The web site has a lot of info and reviews about the place.
0
Votes