Submarino Museu Riachuelo, Rio de Janeiro

A popular stop for families with kids, Submarino Museu Riachuelo offers a unique lesson in Brazilian naval history. This submarine was built in England in 1973, and served 20 years in the Brazilian Navy before being decommissioned. Today the submarine operates as a museum, which you can enter free of charge. Bring the whole family and spend a few hours learning about this modern piece of underwater technology. All compartments are open to visitors, and expert guides are available to explain the complex bits of machinery. This submarine-museum is located in Espaço Cultural da Marinha, in the central area of the city, where you can also see replicas of Portuguese ships used to colonize this part of the world many centuries ago. Plan your Submarino Museu Riachuelo visit and explore what else you can see and do in Rio de Janeiro using our Rio de Janeiro trip planner .
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  • My 4 year old son was delighted to meet the interior of ships, submarines and fighter helicopter! Amazing new ride for all ages!
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  • Very nice to be able to meet a submarine, excellent initiative of the armed forces. In addition, it is also possible to visit a helicopter and a ship for 10 reais. Pretty cheap. Recommend and it is safe to go there after the revitalization of the area of porto, praça XV, praça Mauá etc.
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  • Every time I go to the cultural center of the Navy I visit the Riachuelo. It's pretty cool you can visit a boat like this and learn about it.
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  • Very interesting! You can go and meet the entire interior of the submarine and the amount paid at the entrance is negligible. Worth, I recommend!
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  • Very interesting
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  • The submarine is very well preserved in all the details. Is an opportunity only know life inside a place with limited space.
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  • Very interesting ride. Plus we get to know a little history, also know as is sub inside.
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  • Sensational experience could be inside of a submarine
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