Want even more of the U-505 experience? Take the optional on-board tour through the submarine, available daily.

Board the U-505 submarine, the actual craft that stalked the waters of the Atlantic before it was blown to the surface and captured on June 4, 1944. From the cramped quarters to the feel of battle, it's an interactive walk through a piece of history that you'll never forget.

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Complete with dramatic lighting and sound effects, the tour lets you experience life aboard this sub firsthand in the days leading up to her capture. The tour lasts about 25 minutes, including a question-and-answer session at the conclusion. 

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Tour Tips

  • Tickets are limited. Advance online tickets are recommended.
  • The tour is not accessible to strollers, Segways or wheelchairs.
  • Stroller parking is available at the sub entrance. 
  • Parents of young children: this tour discusses and briefly replicates the wartime conditions on a submarine, including mention of casualties and some sound effects.