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The New Jersey Naval Museum

78 River St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-7110
+1 201-342-3268
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A great monument of Naval History

This Museum is a great testimony to those who served our country in the Navy, with an Emphasis on... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Michael K
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
via mobile
Static displays intact, museum appears closed

Stumbled upon this while out for a morning run. The vessel appears listing a bit near the river... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
New Jersey
via mobile
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USS Ling
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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78 River St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-7110
78 River St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-7110
+1 201-342-3268
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This Museum is a great testimony to those who served our country in the Navy, with an Emphasis on the Silent service, or Submarine service. Unfortunately the museum was pretty much destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. The Submarine the USS Ling was unharmed by the storm....More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this while out for a morning run. The vessel appears listing a bit near the river bank. Unable to access it directly, best photo is from nearby bridge. Grounds somewhat overgrown with weeds, various displays of Patrol Boat, German mini sub, periscope, and...More

Thank Silver-Elite
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I am sad to report this museum is closed PERMANETLY. Its too bad because it was good one.... but with a submarine you need money to make repairs - and they didn't have it....

1  Thank Honesty_Girl_NJ
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The Ling has been in Hackensack for many years... my Dad is a plank owner and a member there as well as a Navy Veteran. The Ling has been evicted from its mooring and the boat and museum have no where to go. They are...More

1  Thank Dkimball22
Reviewed 2 June 2016

My grandfather took me and my brother as a kid. I just recently took my son to see. He loved it. Our tour guide was stationed on this sub when he was in the Navy. So that was a plus. I do think it's a...More

Thank degbert71
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We almost missed it on the river rd. The place is small just one submarine that was closed when we got there. The open hours are on the weekends - 10am -4pm but when we got there on Saturday at around 13:00, it was closed,...More

Thank pazitg
Reviewed 27 March 2016

So when I was a kid in Oradell in the seventies, the coolest thing was to have your birthday party at the USS Ling. Just took my kids on the tour a few days ago and it is still awesome!. If you have elementary aged...More

Thank Ronald K
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I've been here a few times as a kid and a few times as a father of two boys. The museum is a hidden gem in NJ. It's not very big but the sub is full of great things and the staff goes out of...More

Thank Mr. T
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

We had a memorable time visiting the NJ Naval Museum. We were privileged to be taken on a tour of the sub by Joseph Mongelli - a 95 year old WW2 Submariner. He knew every inch of the submarine (he had served on a similar...More

1  Thank ElwynGladstone
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Here is a genuine submarine that you can tour in our own backyard! Whether you are a parent of children, a history buff or a Veteran you have to go and check out the museum and submarine! Hurricane Sandy did extensive damage to the museum...More

2  Thank Charlie299
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