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USS Pampanito

Pier 45, San Francisco

“USS Pampanito” Historic Submarine Tour for Two Adults, Family of Six, or Up to 15 (Up to 63% Off)

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Highlights

Restored WWII submarine shares its history via audio tours, oral histories, letters, and educational programs for adults and kids

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SandraTOP REVIEWER
10 ratings6 reviews
August 31, 2016
We took a group for my son's birthday and had a ball. I am very claustrophobic but was able to go through.
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Jessie
5 ratings2 reviews
December 29, 2015
A lot of fun
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KimTOP REVIEWER
17 ratings12 reviews
November 8, 2014
Doesn't take long, it's pretty small. There's an ancient Chinese guy who volunteers on the vessel. If you are patient, it's great to ask him a couple of questions. Round out the day with a visit to the O'Brien next door and the Musee Mechanique.
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Leilani
3 ratings2 reviews
January 22, 2014
Fun tour. Enjoyable afternoon exploration. :)
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Laurel
3 ratings1 reviews
January 1, 2014
We loved our trip to the pampanito. It would have been good to have the headphones. They were not offered to us. Unclear if they cost extra or were included, but we were already on the submarine when we found out they were available. Thanks, laurel
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Lael
9 ratings2 reviews
December 31, 2013
Wonderful tour and a great cause!
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HeatherTOP REVIEWER
8 ratings7 reviews
December 28, 2013
It was amazing!!
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Santosh
16 ratings3 reviews
December 26, 2013
good good good
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About This Deal

To be considered a historical landmark, structures must be at least 50 years old and contain at least one Founding Father's skeleton. Feel history in your bones with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $12 for admission for two adults (up to a $24 value)
  • $18 for admission for two adults and four children (up to a $48 value)
  • $80 for admission for up to 15 (up to a $180 value)

Customers may download a free audio tour before their visit. Child tickets are valid for ages 6–12, and children aged 5 and younger are admitted for free.

Need To Know

Promotional value expires Dec 19, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About <i>USS Pampanito</i>

Though it survived six war patrols in the Pacific and an at-sea rescue of 73 POWs, the USS Pampanito is no match for the ravages of salt and wind. That’s why every seven years the San Francisco Maritime National Park Association hauls the 300-foot submarine from its perch at Pier 45 and restores it, piece by piece, to its WWII-era glory. Such meticulous upkeep and respect for original detail have earned the vessel its status as a National Historic Landmark. While the museum's crews keep the exterior free of salt erosion and smudge marks from nuzzling seals, curators use the interior as a gallery for historic artifacts that tell about the ship's accomplishments and the men who ran it. The vessel's narrow halls host the 80-man crew’s letters, memorabilia, and oral histories, as well as interactive educational programs for adults and kids. For an extended visit with history, the ship is available for educational birthday parties that offer access to otherwise restricted areas of the vessel, as well as daylong and overnight outings.