Near the USS Arizona Memorial, reached via a free shuttle bus over to Ford Island, this aviation museum is a must for war history hounds, especially of WWII and the Korean War. If you plan to go to the Arizona Memorial and Museum (another favorite) make to time to visit the USS Missouri and the Pacific Aviation Museum on Ford Island.
You can get a Complete Pearl Harbor Tour that includes USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour, USS Bowfin Tour, USS Missouri Tour and Pacific Aviation Museum. On this tour, we will visit the USS Arizona Memorial, the USS Missouri Battleship Museum as well as sights throughout Honolulu and the Punchbowl National Cemetery.
It’s a quick trip over to the USS Arizona memorial aboard a U.S. Navy launch from the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. At Pearl Harbor today, visitors have the opportunity to stand directly above the remains of the USS Arizona, one of the ships sunk during the attack.
Your day will include the museums and memorials of Pearl Harbor, including the USS Arizona Memorial, USS Missouri Battleship, USS Bowfin Submarine, and the Pacific Aviation Museum. Five historic sites comprise Pearl Harbor today: the USS Arizona Memorial, Battleship Missouri Memorial, USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, USS Oklahoma Memorial and the Pacific Aviation Museum. The Battleship USS Missouri, the USS Bowfin Submarine & Museum and Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor are not affected and remain open to visitors.
You will have ample time to experience all the museums, memorials and historical exhibits at the Pearl Harbor Visitors Center. Visitors will continue to see the 25-minute documentary film followed by a harbor tour of Battleship Row in close proximity to the USS Arizona Memorial. Visitors will continue to see a 25-minute documentary film followed by a harbor tour of Battleship Row in close proximity to the USS Arizona Memorial.
The addition of the Battleship Missouri Memorial in 1999, the opening of the Pacific Aviation Museum in 2006, and the inauguration of the new Pearl Harbor Visitor Center in 2010 further enhance the experience at this historic site. The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center and the USS Arizona Memorial are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.