Submarino Museu Riachuelo, Rio de Janeiro

(4.3/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web)
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. Make Submarino Museu Riachuelo a part of your Rio de Janeiro vacation plans using our Rio de Janeiro travel itinerary maker.
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TripAdvisor
  • Visit the submarine was a unique experience because I'm scared of enclosed areas and aquatic. It's very interesting being able to see how people can survive in there. I highly recommend!
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  • great time to make people interested in the maritime world and even children. It was worth it to know the interior of the submarine
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  • The visit to this submarine Museum is part of the package of the Cultural Space of the Navy. It's well worth it. Interesting to know the interior of an appliance of this. What impressed me most, for me a real mystery: How can anyone sleep in beds so small and narrow?
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  • Para quem quer conhecer um submarino de verdade por dentro, vale uma visita ao Espaço Cultural da Marinha.