Where in the world can you still see German WWII U-boats or U-boat pens?


Preserved U-boats [1]:

1) Maritime Museum, Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany

2) Laboe Naval Museum, near Kiel, Schlweswig-Holstein, Germany

3) Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK

4) Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois, USA

U-boat bases:

  • The five bases in occupied France were Lorient, Brest, Saint-Nazaire, La Pallice(/La Rochelle), and Bordeaux. Some parts of those pens remain.


[1]: AtlasObscura "Remains of the U-Boats’ Watery Reign: The Four Final Iron Coffins", a list of preserved U-boats


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