|Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum|
1 Crystal Lake Road
Groton, CT 06340
Information: (860) 694 3174
You'll discover the mystery and adventure of the "Silent Service" at the U.S.Navy's Submarine Museum. In the museum you can peer through one of the Museum's three operating periscopes. It is possible you might see one of the Navy's newest nuclear submarines going by on the Thames River! Visit the control rooms, relax in the two mini-theaters and enjoy films of submarines past and present. Your visit to the submarine Nautilus brings to life all you experienced in the Museum. Aboard Nautilus you'll walk the same decks that made submarine history. Explore the torpedo and sonar rooms, see the control and navigation room, visit the crew's living quarters, the galley, and other important spaces. For recorded information on hours and exhibits call l 800 343 0079 local visitors may call 449 3174. From l-95 exit 86 and follow the USS Nautilus signs to the Museum. From Connecticut Route 12 follow the USS Nautilus signs. Open year round. Summer April 15 to Oct. 14: 9 am to 5 pm daily. Tuesday l pm to 5 pm: Winter Oct. 15 to April 14 9 am to 4 pm daily closed Tuesday. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day. Nautilus is also closed the first full week of May and the first two full weeks of December.
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