Visit the American Undersea Warfare Center and immerse yourself in our National Heritage. Take your time exploring these historic WWII vessels on a self-guided tour or with one of our tour guides. Capture the experience as a predator patrolling underwater in the Pacific or as the protector of Allied forces in the North Atlantic. Gain a unique memory of being on the USS Cavalla, a World War II submarine that sank a Japanese aircraft carrier involved in the Pearl Harbor attacks, or the USS Stewart, the only Edsall-class destroyer escort preserved in the United States.
You can experience the history, mystery, and sacrifices the of crews standing watch on these WWII fighting vessels.
Group Sleepover Visits
Spring and Summer Camps
Birthday Parties/Day Camps
Military or Special Ceremonies
Get a first look at the American Undersea Warfare Center and notice the history on display, the vista views of Pelican Island, or the majesty of our WWII vessels and the men and women who restore and maintain them. Check out the 360 views of both ships. Click below to view our photo gallery.
Are you coming for a visit? Check out our webcams for up to date weather and water conditions. Get an overhead view of the USS Cavalla, USS Stewart, and catch a passing cruise ship!
Click below to view our web cameras.
While Contractors work to reconstruct the roadway at the base of the 51st Street Bridge, a complete closure between Harborside and Broadway will be required. The lanes are estimated to be closed to through access from 8 am on Monday, March 12th to 7 pm on Thursday, March 22nd.
The construction company managing the project, Lucas Construction, will be placing signage throughout the project area to warn drivers of the upcoming closure, to include a flashing message board on both Harborside and Broadway.
For drivers traveling west on Harborside towards I-45, 51st Street is the last access from Harborside to Broadway. Drivers will need to use 37th Street as their alternative and detour signage will be placed to remind drivers of the change.
More information is available on www.galvestontx.gov Thank you for your patience as we continue to make progress across the Island!