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U.S. Naval Undersea Museum

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Address: 1 Garnett Way, Navy Region Northwest, Keyport, WA 98345
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+1 360-396-4148
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

The U.S. Naval Undersea Museum is an official U.S. Navy museum. Our mission...

The U.S. Naval Undersea Museum is an official U.S. Navy museum. Our mission is to collect, preserve, and interpret naval heritage and operations for the benefit of the U.S. Navy and the people of the United States. Admission and parking are FREE!

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Amazing Find!

We stumbled upon this while looking for museums in the Seattle area. This one falls towards the top of the pile. The exhibits are clean, well organized, and piled with awesome... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Austin H
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this while looking for museums in the Seattle area. This one falls towards the top of the pile. The exhibits are clean, well organized, and piled with awesome artifacts and history! We spent two hours and still didn't read everything. Well worth your time if you enjoy military history.

Thank Austin H
Auburn, Washington
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is a free and very cool! Definitely a great stop. There are large real submarines in teh parking lot and lots of history inside to check out.

Thank Aimee E
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

If you are on the Kitsap Peninsula you should make a point of visiting this museum. It's Free, very well done and very educational.

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

We've seen most of the big military museums (Air Force, Army, Navy) but when we were visiting relatives near by we stumbled across this one and were pleasantly surprised! The Undersea museum is not big but it's not small... there's many fascinating exhibits and interactive learning displays. Even my 14 year old daughter really liked it! If you're in the... More 

Thank 1Ready2Go
Montesano, Washington
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Like most museum's we ran out of time before we saw all that the museum had to offer. The museum had a fantastic history of undersea travel. We also learned about the USS Thresher and it's short life and how the US Navy learned important lessons concerning submarines that have saved many lives. One area of the museum discusses the... More 

Thank sun&oil
Port Orchard, Washington
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Having worked at Keyport for 34 years I know this Museum very well. If you live in the area and have an interest in Submarines and undersea warfare & research this is a must see. Children are always excited about all the fantastic displays and hands on items. Local schools do field trips here. It is a great place to... More 

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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

A nice collection of historical facts on the evolution of the submarine, torpedoes and underwater warfare. Personally, my favorites were the collection of diving helmets and torpedoes on display. The museum is in a modern facility and handicap accessible. Plan on at least two hours for completing a self guided tour.

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Silverdale, Washington
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Our family routinely visits this Military Museum. When friends and family visit we are sure to take them here! It is very well run, volunteers are so friendly and there is just do much history shared here! There are simulated bunks of a submarine, Uniforms of many armed services and types of professions for the kids to crawl on and... More 

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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Great to learn history of Naval Submarine. Only thing that would make this museum better would be some more interactive exhibits. No crowds meant visit at your leisure.

Thank Jean L
Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Leave your purses and backpacks in your car. New security reasons. Great naval museum. Curator is expert. Displays are very well done and show the undersea advances of the Navy. Outdoor exhibits are great also. We enjoyed "new recruits" swearing in ceremony while there. Moving. Thanks for your service.

1 Thank yankeclipper

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