Naval Undersea Museum
One of ten museums operated by the U.S. Navy, Keyport's Naval Undersea Museum has earned accreditation for its exhibits and programs and is also the home of the largest repository of reference materials and documents related to the history of the U.S. Navy. Highlights of the museum include static displays of historic submarine rescue vehicles and other submersible craft. Long-term exhibits that share the history of submarines and torpedos as well as mine warfare and strategic deterrence in the Cold War and modern era. Visitors can also tour exhibits related to search and recovery missions and see a full-scale model of a control room from a Cold War-era submarine.
Backstory and Context
The museum holds events all year long and and also welcomes special events such as performances of the Navy Band Northwest. The museum also offers summer STEAM days for youth with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics based activities on a variety of topics. The museum and parking areas are wheelchair accessible, with wheelchair ramps, an elevator, and two wheelchairs available for use during visits.