Visit a carefully preserved
Gato-Class World War II Submarine
And tour our accompanying Submarine Museum
into the USS Silversides Submarine Museum!
Explore the two-story building that builds on the experiences of local heroes to tell the story of World War II.
Climb aboard the US Coast Guard Cutter McLane, a vessel that served America through Prohibition, World War II and providing many search and rescue operations.
We look forward to having you aboard soon!
The Mission of the USS Silversides Submarine Museum is to honor the men and women of the military, preserve military history and provide experiences that educate the public about past and present military history and technology.
Wherever you are, check in with the USS Silversides submarine through our live camera.
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About the USS Silversides Museum
Our facilities include
- The USS Silversides (SS-236): a Gato-Class World War II submarine
- The USCGC Mclane (WSC-146): a prohibition-era U.S. Coast Guard cutter)
- A two-floor museum with a variety of WWII and submarine-themed exhibits