Location: Considered as a prominent landmark in the city, Submarine Museum is situated on the beautiful Ramakrishna Beach located in the city of Visakhapatnam.
Description: Submarine Museum is also called as Smiritika and till 2001 it was an INS Kursura, a submarine built by the Russians. Being one of its kinds, this museum attracts tourists from all over the world. The submarine, including its weapon packages, was given a permanent location on land and was positioned on a concrete foundation. The Submarine Museum consists of written scripts, artifacts and photographs. Established with an aim to showcase the glory of army of Indian Navy, this museum presents glimpse of life and hardships faced by the submariners. This museum also gives a deep insight of the history of Indian submarines and encourages youths to become a part of the Indian Army.
Activities: Tourists can plan a full day itinerary which might include a number of other attractions along with visiting Submarine Museum. An original submarine was converted into the museum which enhances its beauty. A visit to this museum gives the tourists a chance to view the interiors of a submarine which is not otherwise accessible to them. So explore the glorious saga of INS Kursura and travel to the forbidden confiners.