Surabaya Submarine Monument
This monument houses four decommissioned Indonesian Navy submarines
13 May 2022
KRI Pasopati 410 at the Surabaya Submarine Monument /
KRI Pasopati 410 at the Surabaya Submarine Monument / Wiki: Midori

The Submarine Monument is a marine museum in Surabaya, Indonesia. The museum is located in the former Dutch East Indies submarine base Tanjung Perak. The Submarine Monument in Surabaya is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city.

History of the Monument

The inauguration stone of the Surabaya Submarine Monument
The inauguration stone of the Surabaya Submarine Monument

The Surabaya Submarine Monument was inaugurated on June 27, 1998, by the Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Navy, Mr. Arief Kushariadi. The monument houses four decommissioned Indonesian Navy submarines: KRI Pasopati 410, KRI Nanggala 402, KRI Mahadewa 575, and KRI Tunggal 574. The monument also exhibits various other maritime artifacts, including shipwrecks from World War II.

Museum inside The Submarine Monument

Inside one of the submarines at the Surabaya Submarine Monument /
Inside one of the submarines at the Surabaya Submarine Monument / Gustian Ri'pi

Visitors can take a tour of the museum and see the various types of submarines on display. They can also learn about the history of submarine warfare and see how these ships were used in combat.

The monument also has a library and a cafe. In addition, this monument offers an educational experience for all ages and is a great place to learn about the Indonesian Navy. It's also a great place to take photos and explore Surabaya.

Location and opening hours

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The Submarine Monument (Monumen Kapal Selam) Surabaya Jl. Pemuda No.39, Kota SBY, Jawa Timur 60271

The Submarine Monument is open daily from 9:00 to 15:00. Admission is free for Indonesian citizens and residents, and Rp 10,000 (US$0.75) for foreign visitors.

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