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Visit a rescue boat exhibit on the Embarcadero in Morro bay. The highlight is the DSRV Avalon; one of only two search and rescue submarines of its kind. You can also see a US Coast Guard rollover boat, designed to carry out rescues in in rough seas...more
This is not a destination museum--at least as of now. They've big plans. For what this museum and tries to be, it is just fine. They pack much into a small building and have a very fun static display. It probably even be worth a...More
A interesting little place to explore in Morro Bay. The Deep diving submersible is impressive. Today they were putting up Christmas lights, and the people were friendly. I enjoy my short time here. Worth a stop especially if you have seen the staples around town....More
Being someone that depended on the Avalon and it's sister deep sea rescue vessel while in the submarine service I was pleasantly pleased to see the Avalon on display with all the pertinent information.
There seems to be no there, there. The picture shows a submersable rescue vehicle which is just off the street, parking lot and sidewalk but there was no open museum when we were there. It seemed to be under construction.
We are excited to come back and see the expansion and new displays this museum will have. It was still interesting walking around what they currently have. Couple it with a walk out to Morro Rock and it is worth a nice couple of hours.
Small in size but fascinating in a giant way. This little collection is really well done for as much as they have accomplished. A small (so far) gathering of interesting water and underwater craft provides an insight into what it takes to manage major waters....More