Upcoming Events

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Recent Museum Events

4th Annual New London County 4-H Science Day

Program is FREE! - No registration required!

Join us November 20th, 3:30 - 6:00pm for a great afternoon of fun. Families, 4-H Clubs, and Youth Programs are invited.

Please Note: While the Museum will be open the later hours - the Ship will close at 4pm.

Events and Participants include: • Mystic Aquarium • Denison Pequot Nature Center • Groton Utilities • Naval Submarine Medical Research Lab • Operation Military Kids • Hands on Science Experiments • US Coast Guard Academy • Ice Cream Social donated by UCONN • And many more….

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Halloween on a Submarine!

Program is FREE! - No registration required!
Saturday October 26th, 3:00-7:00pm

Make creepy crafts! - Play Ghostly games! - Tour the haunted USS Nautilus!

And of course, get lots and lots of candy!

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Summer of Science - Fridays and Holiday Weekends at the Submarine Museum!

Summer of ScienceAll programs are FREE!
No registration required!

Friday, June 28
WAVE BOTTLES: Ever wondered what a wave looks like to a fish? Make a wave bottle in a test tube and find out!

Wed, July 3 - Sun, Jul 7 (ALL DAY SCAVENGER HUNT):
PATRIOTIC SCAVENGER HUNT: There are 12 rubber duckies decked out in red, white, and blue and hiding in the Museum—they’ll be there from July 3 through July 8. Can you find them all?

Friday, July 12
OOBLECK: What’s soft when you touch it and hard when you punch it? Oobleck, of course! Come play with this cool fluid made out of cornstarch and water.

Friday, July 19
GEARS & SPIRALS: How do gears work? How can you use them to make beautiful artwork? We’ll find out!

Friday, July 26
MAGNETS: Sometimes they stick together, other times they won’t get anywhere near each other. Why? Stop by and learn a little about marvelous magnets!

Friday, August 2
WALL COASTER: Help us build a roller coaster on our wall and see if you can race a marble from the top to the bottom without having it fly off!

Friday, August 9
KEYSTONES: Did you know that even the strongest arch will fall apart if you remove a piece called the keystone? Help us build an arch and learn about this “key” to its success!

Friday, August 16
PULLEYS: You can make it easier to lift a heavy weight if you have something called a pulley to help you. Come learn about these cool machines and try one out!

Friday, August 23
SNAP CIRCUITS: Experiment with basic electronics using award-winning kits from Snap Circuits!

Saturday, August 31 - Sunday, September 1 (ALL DAY SCAVENGER HUNT)
“DETECT THE DIFFERENCE” SCAVENGER HUNT: Pick up a booklet at the docent desk, then search the Museum to find the exhibits pictured within. How are the photos different from the real thing?

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Presidents of the DEEP!

Presidents of the DEEP FlyerLooking for something fun for your family to do this weekend? Presidents of the DEEPStop by the Museum February 16, 17, or 18 and pick up your FREE activity book.

It's filled with fun facts, games, and puzzles based on three presidents and the subs named after them: James K. Polk (SSBN-645), Abraham Lincoln (SSBN-602), and Ulysses S. Grant (SSBN-631).


We're open from 9 AM - 4 PM and admission and parking are free.

Submarine Community Events

If you would like to include announcements on this page concerning special events within the submarine community, please contact our secretary toll free at 1-800-343-0079 (local visitors may call (860) 694-3174) or Contact the Appropriate Person in Regards to your Inquiry with our Contact Form.