Submarine "Alvin"

October 1, 1980 – January 1, 1991

National Museum of Natural History
10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

2nd Floor, Sea Life Hall Floor Plan

See a 3/4-scale model of "Alvin," a 25-foot long, 3-man submarine capable of exploring and collecting specimens to depths of 12,000 feet. Its base of operation is Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute in Massachusetts.