Port Burwell, Ontario, Canada: Full-Size Submarine in a Tiny Town

Beached on the grass next to a river, Cold War submarine HMCS Ojibwa is open for tours. The town's entire population could fit inside.

Museum of Naval History: HMCS Ojibwa

3 Pitt St., Port Burwell, ON, Canada
Museum of Naval History: HMCS Ojibwa. West edge of town, next to the river, at the end of Pitt St.
Gates open summer daily 10-5; fewer days and hours off-season. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $20.
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Sub on land.

Canadian Submarine HMJS Ojibwa

A Cold War submarine was purchased by a local military museum, put on display, and opened for tours. The guides are very well-informed about the history of this particular sub and the Canadian duties that it was used for.

[Brian, 11/08/2016]

True story: the museum only wanted an army tank to put on its lawn, but Canada didn't have any tanks available. It did, however, have a full-size submarine. So the sub ended up here. August 2019: Photo added.

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