The Scorpion Submarine: Cold War Warrior


If you want to take your family on an authentic naval adventure, then it’s time you got them down to Long Beach Harbor. That’s where you’ll find the Scorpion Submarine, an actual diesel-electric attack submarine used by the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Now you can learn what it felt like to be a sailor serving Mother Russia beneath the waves. Climbing through the maze of small portholes will be perfect for the kids, but make sure to watch your head. If you think braving the tight squeezes and dodging the pipes and wires is hard, imagine doing it every day while submerged deep underwater – it really makes you appreciate fresh air, doesn’t it? With all of the strange dials, gauges, and knobs, you’ll be glad you have the audio tour to tell you what is what. Just be careful what you touch; you may accidentally fire a torpedo. Just kidding, though everything in the sub is authentic, this old girl has been completely decommissioned since 1994. When you get tired of looking through the periscope and playing captain, stop in the gift shop to get the kids a little souvenir to remember their trip into history. Dosvedanya, comrades!

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The Scorpion

1126 Queens Hwy Long Beach CA 90802

(877) 342-0738

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