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Seawolf Park

100 Seawolf Parkway Blvd., Turn North on 51st Street onto Pelican Island, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
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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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  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 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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Reviewed 6 days ago

We brought a picnic lunch and enjoyed it on a table near the water before touring the sub and ship. The tours were self guided, but there was plenty of information explaining what you were looking at. They offered us an audio tour but we...More

Thank kokonut33
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kokonut, Thank you for visiting our center and enjoying the great, historic WWII vessels stationed here. Our aim is to continue to improve and make more accessible all the historic artifacts in the park. Please come back real soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 5 really enjoyed our visit and I’m so glad the boys (11,16,18) got to see how those who served and fought for us lived! So interesting and educational in a fun way!

Thank Brenda E
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Brenda, we at the American Undersea Warfare Center are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your visit and for giving us a nice review. Please come back soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely loved being able to wander around the inside of a WW2 submarine at my leisure. There were so many things to see and the insight it gave into what life must have been like in a sub was better than any film or documentary...More

Thank Alex B
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Alex, We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. we hope you return and ask for a tour guided visit (free) and not only see the heroic USS Cavalla and USS Stewart, but hear some of the hallowed stories from some veterans who...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took one of the grandkids - age 4 - to the park. The kid loved it! We loved it. There is a small admission charge to enter the park. You do not need a formal guide as there are lots of signs. There are...More

Thank GalvestonJT
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Galv JT, we appreciate your great review and hope you will return soon to the American Undersea Warfare Center.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time with our grandsons. The tour was on your own but we had lots to discuss and the park has an awesome playground. Saw a pod of dolphins offshore and,lots of pelicans hang out there

Thank ResourceTeacher
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

ResourceTeacher, Thank you for your review and for visiting the American Undersea Warfare Center at Seawolf Park. The staff works hard at maintaining these historic ships so you can take a self-guided tour, taking your time to enjoy the experience and the surrounding waters.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really cool look back into WWII history. Up close look at a real WWII sub and Destroyer. We went on a very chilly January day, but it was warm inside both vessels. Even my 5th grader thought it was very interesting to have a "hands-on",...More

Thank Roberta A
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Roberta, Thank you for visiting the American Undersea Warfare Center at Seawolf Park. Your review of the museum and park area is greatly appreciated. Please see us again real soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to pay $6.00 to park. We spent about an hour walking around and seeing the sights. We visited with some of the fishermen.

Thank awollenberg
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Seawolf Park, home to the USS Cavalla and USS Stewart WWII Navy museum and some of the best fishing around.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the weather was terrible, I enjoyed touring the inside of a diesel WWII submarine. The cramped quarters and the complex equipment needed for it to operate just doesn't come through on TV like it does in person. Then visiting the USS Stewart, a destroyer....More

Thank Ralph P
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ralph, Thank you for taking the time during inclement weather to join us at the American Undersea Warfare Center at Seawolf Park. It is interesting that some of our most ardent supporters visit during bad weather...maybe it gives them a sense of what it was...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Park as part of a visit to Galveston, the self guided tour of the Submarine was excellent, and we were lucky enough to meet a former Crew Member inside who was really helpful and it was amazing to hear him talk about life...More

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Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Andrew, So glad you visited the American Undersea Warfare Center and enjoyed your tour on the USS Cavalla submarine. We periodically get volunteers to act as tour guides and they do add so much to the experience. We continue to upgrade our displays, so please...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful afternoon out for the whole family! As former military, my husband and I really enjoy being able to explore WWII era ships. We've spent the night on the SS Cobia sub in Wisconsin and toured the USS Missouri at Pearl Harbor...More

Thank Heather R
Kelley C, General Manager at Seawolf Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Heather, Thank you first for your family's Service. as veterans, we understand the sacrifice you made in the service of your country. We are also pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the American Undersea Warfare Center (AUWC) at Seawolf Park. Thank you for your...More

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steph345432
7 January 2018|
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Response from Ralph P | Reviewed this property |
No. Getting on and going through the submarine and the destroyer require stairs, even ladders. The US Navy did not worry about ADA in WW II.
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Ryan D
10 December 2017|
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Response from Kelley C | Property representative |
The "men in blue" are the instructors and maritime cadets from TA&M Galveston and its Maritime Academy. They are preparing for careers at sea and practice their ship maintenance skills at Seawolf Park. They frequently are... More
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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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