Experience the U-505 submarine ... without leaving your living room.

This online tour is your live link to view inside this German WWII submarine, as a facilitator inside the sub explains what what life was aboard—and in pursuit of—the U-505 in the days leading up to her capture. This intimate virtual visit via Zoom (max. 20 guests) lasts about 25 minutes, followed by a question-and-answer session.


Saturdays at 11 a.m. CDT through June 26
Also: Sundays on 5/30 and 6/6 at 1 p.m. CDT


General Public: Adults $15, Children (3-11) FREE
Members: Adults $14, Children (3-11) FREE

At-Home Tour Tips

Read more about how to view this tour from home.

Register online

At-Home Experience

This virtual tour does not take place at the Museum.

  • ONLINE: Saturdays through June 26 at 11 a.m. CDT.
    (Also Sunday 5/30 and 6/6 at 1 p.m. CDT)
  • For all ages
  • 45 min.
  • This at-home experience requires a paid registration.

u-505 at-home tour

At-Home Tour: tips and notes

  • This online virtual tour does not take place at the Museum.
  • These online sessions are limited to 20 participants and advanced paid registration is required (one per adult; children are free).
  • You’ll receive a separate email with your dedicated Zoom link approx. 30 minutes after your purchase.
  • Please sign on at least five minutes early. If new to Zoom, make sure your device meets the Zoom system requirements and test your internet connection by joining a test meeting prior to your tour. 
  • Parents of young children: this discussion briefly mentions the wartime conditions on a submarine, including mention of casualties and some sound effects.