404 Bridge St.
Groton, CT 06340
Phone: (860) 445-8141
Fax: (860) 445-8141
USS Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum
We to Mo from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PMOne of the best tourist attractions in the state, the USS Nautilus is the world's first nuclear powered submarine and the sub is open for visitors to explore the nooks and crannies of a 1950s sub docked along the Thames River. Marvel at the re-creation of David Bushnell's Turtle, a one-man, torpedo-launching submarine invented during the Revolutionary War; the inventor was from the nearby town of Westbrook. The Submarine Force Museum houses over 30,000 pieces of nautical memorabilia and the museum is actively maintained by the Navy.