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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 62% Off)

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

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Dennis
2 ratings2 reviews
March 6, 2018
Lot of ducking and bending over for me, 6' 4" but it was very educational. I enjoy learning about our countries history and this tour teaches us a lot of what our men went through during the war.
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Debbie
3 ratings2 reviews
August 4, 2017
Although we liked visiting the USS Pampanito the man who took our voucher did not offer us the audio tour. We later found out that it was supposed to come with our tickets so I feel we missed out on what I believe important and interesting facts about the submarine.
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Kim
13 ratings2 reviews
July 17, 2017
Great tour! We had 2 adults and 4 kids ( ages 15-9) and we all enjoyed it! It was very interesting and informative. I would do this again
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Stuart
10 ratings2 reviews
July 15, 2017
Great value. While not a large exhibit, it is nonetheless impressive. Self guided so spend as much or little time as you like.
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James
28 ratings4 reviews
July 11, 2017
It's The Real Deal !
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Aminah
4 ratings3 reviews
July 5, 2017
We did not purchase the prerecorded information head sets. We had hoped to just walk through and see things on our own. You are in a small space. We got trapped by groups listening to recorded information, with a toddler that had to use the restroom. I would not recommend if you are scared of small spaces and/or have young children.
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LeslieTOP REVIEWERHELPFUL REVIEWER
56 ratings40 reviews
July 9, 2017
The museum was interesting. It was worth seeing using the Groupon deal. The tour took us back in time.
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Koskela
3 ratings2 reviews
June 16, 2017
We had our boys overly excited to be able to visit this site all the way from Finland. The historical part told by the older gentlemen was especially interesting.
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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

  • $13 for admission for two adults (up to $24 value)
  • $18 for admission for two adults and four children (up to $48 value)
  • $80 for admission for up to 15 (up to $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 360 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. 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.