There Is A Unique Military Relic Hiding In The Small Town Of Portsmouth, New Hampshire And The History Is Fascinating

While most Americans likely know about the countless battlefields scattered throughout the United States – Gettysburg, Vicksburg, and Antietam to name just a few – these same people might not be familiar with the many decommissioned Navy submarines open for tours around the country. These vessels give visitors an opportunity to learn about another more-hidden side of American military history. One place where you can see a former member of the U.S. Navy fleet is Portsmouth, New Hampshire, home to the USS Albacore.

Touring the USS Albacore is a great, family-friendly way to learn about America’s military past. You are able to see how Navy servicemen during the Cold-War era lived and worked aboard a vessel which was one of the first of its kind. If you are ever in southern New Hampshire do not miss this fun, educational attraction. To learn more about touring this vessel, be sure to check out the Albacore’s website and the submarine’s Facebook page. When you’re done with your tour, recharge with a burger and shake at BRGR Bar. Have you been aboard the Albacore? Let us know about your visit in the comments!

 

Address: USS Albacore Museum, 600 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA