A View from the Deep

Explore the history and design of USS Growler, one of America's first nuclear-missile submarines. Historical artifacts, oral histories and immersive experiences offer a behind-the-scenes look at life on board. Then experience the actual submarine Growler!*


TOUR: Silent Service

Daily, early morning
Enhance your experience of the exhibition with a guided tour of the submarine. Get tickets


patrol flag, 1962–1963
Collection of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.
Gift of Duane Heatwole. 00.2011.286

Map of the Kamchatka Peninsula, updated 1961

Collection of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. A00.2018.01

* Admission to the exhibition on Pier 86 is free. Admission to the submarine Growler requires purchase of Museum ticket.
A View from the Deep: The Submarine Growler & the Cold War is supported in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Rehabilitation of Growler was supported in part by National Maritime Heritage Grant funding from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, administered by the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.