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PPE and Protecting Collections

Bowfin Museum

Why personal protective equipment (ppe), is important when working with fragile and dangerous materials. [...]

75th Anniversary OF V-E Day

Bowfin Museum

We are commemorating the 75th anniversary Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day); the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany to the Allied forces on May 8 1945 which ended World War II in Europe.  [...]

Free Coloring Pages

Bowfin Museum

Enjoy either of our two FREE coloring pages.  Color them for fun or, for a chance to be featured on our Instagram page.  [...]

Maintaining the Mark V Mod 1 Diving Dress

Bowfin Museum

USS Bowfin’s Museum Curator, Sarah Bellian discusses the maintenance of our Mark V Mod 1 deep sea diving dress or “JAKE” artifact. [...]

#HiddenHistory: USS Bowfin Artifacts

Bowfin Museum

We're sharing a few artifacts found left aboard USS Bowfin after her service. -- These items are not currently on display but are part of our #HiddenHistory series. [...]

Paul Traeger Discusses the Periscope

Guest Blogger

Guest blogger and history buff Paul Traeger discusses the periscope and the important role it played in submarine warefare.  [...]

What Does A Museum Curator Do?

Bowfin Museum

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum curator Sarah Bellain discusses her role as a museum curator. [...]

Fun Fact: Submersible Watch

What time is it? Time to learn about submersible watches.   [...]

How The Royal Navy Helped Make D-Day Possible

Bowfin Museum

Did you know that the Royal Navy’s X-Class midget submarines helped make D-Day possible⁉️  [...]

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