Submarino Museu Riachuelo, Rio de Janeiro

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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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  • September 20, 2017
    This piece, which was a submarine actually used and became a museum open to visitors, is a valuable opportunity to learn about the inside of something so unknown by most. It's not every day you can get one of those, I found it quite funny. Is really claustrophobic and tall people will suffer a bit to walk inside, but it's worth it! You can know the details and understand a little of the daily life of those who work there. I think it's a stroll especially beneficial for children.
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  • September 13, 2017
    Excellent piece of amazing Navy Cultural Centre. On the same day, you can visit this submarine, the Bauru and still give crateon a schooner cruise on Guanabara Bay. A must for those who want to take a walk on the waterfront in style. The submarine was prepared for visitation and has air conditioning, mannequins and characteristic objects composing the scenography. Not only is advisable for people with restricted mobility or have claustrophobia.
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  • June 21, 2017
    Sensational and recommended especially to who thinks Brazil's northern slave view obsolete weapons from Earth and imagine the modern. The bad news is the small space, larger people can't move there. Free entrance on Tuesdays.
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  • May 30, 2017
    Excellent open-air museum, with ships, submarine, helicopter and boat trips around the Bay of Guanabara and Fiscal Island. Worth knowing!
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  • July 21, 2017
    The phone is incorrect, (21) 2524-9360.
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  • May 9, 2017
    Super interesting to meet a submarine inside. Recommend a visit.
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  • July 18, 2017
    A wonderful ride, for adults and children.
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  • June 9, 2017
    Cool ride to make with kids
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