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Mobile, Alabama: Sub USS Drum: Up On Blocks

A World War II submarine up on dry land, right next to the parking lot. It's 311 ft. long, launched in 1941, serving here as a museum since 1969.

2703 Battleship Pkwy, Mobile, AL
Just off of I-10 exits 27 or 30, Highway 90/98.
Park gates open summer daily 8-6; off-season daily 8-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Park entry $4. Sub and battleship $18.
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Sub USS Drum gun.

Sub USS Drum and USS Alabama Battleship

The submarine USS Drum was an amazing stop. The museum and the USS Alabama battleship were also included in the tour price for the sub. These are self-guided tours, and photographs are allowed inside and outside. Expect to spend three hours or more here depending on your pace and availability of time.

[Tisha Brown, 09/11/2023]

Sub on blocks.

Sub USS Drum - Up On Blocks

The USS Drum is a piece of American history. Walking through the small halls and cramped quarters ... You can't help but have a new respect and awe for the men who served on this submarine.

[William, 07/10/2012]
Sub USS Drum

Along with the battleship USS Alabama,the WW II submarine USS Drum is open for tours. She did 13 patrols from 1942-45. Hard to imagine living in such tight quarters for so long.

[Todd Fabbro, 07/25/2003]

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