INS Kurusura Submarine Museum, Visakhapatnam

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Military Museum Museum
Learn about the Indian Navy and one of its most famous ships at INS Kurusura Submarine Museum, a museum dedicated to the Kalvari-class submarine, decommissioned in 2001 after 31 years of service. Take a tour of the 91.3 m (300 ft) craft, with retired naval personnel among the guides who show visitors around. Used on patrol missions during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, the submarine's long and storied service remains a source of pride for the country's armed forces, who have lovingly maintained the ship and fitted its interiors with information panels and in situ props. Put INS Kurusura Submarine Museum into our Visakhapatnam trip generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • it's the submarine turned into museum it was great experience to get into the submarine inside the submarine there are guards to explain about the working and its parts.the guards are a bit rude they ...  more »
  • Had a great new experience after walking into the submarine, everyone e should know about it and feel proud the way Indian Navy servers our nation  more »
  • You get to view a small piece of Indian History. you are filled with wonder at the smallness of the living quarters let alone the fact that those INS officer stayed there for days at end serving the n...  more »
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  • The Kursura submarine museum is a very rare kind museum. The submarine is brought out to the shore with great efforts after it stopped functioning in the mid sea. I probably think all over the Asia there is only one museum of this kind. The entry fee is 40/- rupees only for adults and 50/- rupees for taking in your camera. The crew working here are working here will be working for long hours so they are interested in explaining anything properly but it's enough for us to get a basic knowledge . The best time for visiting the place is during the evening after 5 pm IST.
  • A one of a kind museum in India, it's a decommissioned submarine which India had bought from Russia in 70s. It's closed on Mondays and there's slight rush on weekdays but it's must watch if you are history or science buff. They have installed air conditioning inside so you won't feel suffocation.there are different boards explaining interesting features and facts about the submarine. Overall it was surreal to be inside a real submarine.
  • It is perhaps one of a kind museum. This was the submarine which was victorious against Pakistan in a war in 1970s and is now retired and and converted into this museum. The staff there said that it took 1.5 years and cost 6 crore rupees to bring it from the sea and establish it as a museum. Its worth visiting because it is not a dummy or a replica, it is an original, legit submarine.
  • Majestic is how I'd describe this place. You have to pay 40/- for entering the sub as an (adult), another 50/- for taking your cam with you. The staff here are hardly interested in explaining anything to you, nevertheless you can still go around exploring the sub for yourself as they've put up boards describing the different sections/parts.
  • Only navy personnel knows the life In a submarine.This one is for all those who wants know about it and for those curious ones who are interested in how things work. The staff are willing to explain anything u ask about it.