Journey through the events of December 7, 1941, and learn how the Japanese made a surprise attack on America at Pearl Harbor. The Memorial was built to honor all of the 2390 Americans who died during the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941. The USS Arizona Memorial was constructed above the battleship USS Arizona where 1,177 service members lost their lives.
The best way to Experience Pearl Harbor and not miss a thing is to make a day of it. It is possible to visit all four of the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites in a span of roughly 8 hours, with an incredible amount to see and lots of family-friendly places to grab a bite to eat.
Tours are scheduled every 15 minutes from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. There are 4,350 tickets available per day. The park service operates the memorial, which is part of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument.
You can learn more about the events that led to the US joining World War II at the USS Arizona Memorial. Trellon has developed an interactive map of Pearl Harbor on the day of the attacks, constructed from shapefile data maintained by the Naval Archives. The Pearl Harbor Survivor’s Project is a complex web application featuring a variety of multimedia tools designed to bring the experience of that day’s events home to users through first-hand accounts of survivors and their families.
When the Pearl Harbor Memorial Fund sought a way to commemorate the event online, Trellon assisted the organization through the establishment of an online portal featuring the advanced multimedia tools to tell their story.
View Pearl Harbor pictures and videos to learn about the attack and the Memorials. Pearl Harbor is located on the island of Oahu, The Gathering Place in the Hawaiian language.
Visitors with a valid military ID or contractors’ permit are able to access Ford Island directly. (It is possible to pre-purchase tickets in advance for $1.50 each at ) The entire program lasts an hour and 15 minutes and includes a 23-minute documentary on the history of Pearl Harbor and a short boat ride to and from the memorial. Tickets for all four attractions are available at the Visitor Center ticketing counters. For a $4 fee, visitors may store backpacks, purses, diaper bags, and shopping bags at the baggage storage area at USS Bowfin Park.
Note: Tours do not visit the USS Utah. Over 1,300 free USS Arizona Memorial walk-in tickets are available. Guided tours of USS Missouri last anywhere between a half an hour and two hours, or explore the ship at your own pace on a self-guided walking tour that takes you above and below the decks of America’s mightiest battleship.