Welcome to Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor is the #1 most visited site in Hawaii. There are a variety of ways to visit Pearl Harbor and a wealth of information to explore. This is your one stop guide to planning your experience at Pearl Harbor. There are four different attractions at Pearl Harbor, the USS Arizona (BB-39) Battleship, the Arizona Memorial, the USS Bowfin (SS-287) submarine and Museum, and the USS Missouri (BB-63) Battleship. Allow us to be your guide as you navigate the rich history of this tragic site. This is the best source of information for all upcoming events, closures, tours, tickets, history, and more.
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News At Pearl harbor
USS Arizona Memorial
28 August 2019
Construction to the USS Arizona Memorial dock will be complete by 1 September 2019. Since May 2018, the dock to the memorial has been closed to the general public due to safety concerns. The National Park Service will resume normal operations on 1 September 2019.
The USS Arionza Program has been modified since May 2018 to include a 25-minute feature presentation of the history that lead up to the attack on Pearl Harbor, the attack on 7 December 2019, and the significance of the Memorial. The feature presentation is followed by a Harbor tour of the USS Arizona Memorial, the active Naval Fleet, and the USS Missouri battleship. On 1 September 2019 patrons will now be allowed access to the Memorial. The total program time will increase from 50 minutes to 75 minutes.
“We are excited that access has been restored!” said Makani Christensen, Tour Operator.
USS Bowfin Museum and Park
28 August 2019
The USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park is currently undergoing major expansion and renovation project, which involves the temporary closure of the museum and other exhibits and parts of the Park. The USS Bowfin itself remains open during this improvement project. The schedule completion date of the USS Bowfin Submarine and Park is expected in January-February of 2020.
The park has expertly planned the demolition and rehabilitation of the park, allowing access to the Submarine and certain sections. The bathrooms, gift shop and hotdog stand remains open.
HISTORY OF PEARL HARBOR
History is fascinating and it teaches us the value of the past.
The events that lead to the United States’ involvement in WWII, the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, our campaign in the Pacific and Europe, and victory are represented at Pearl Harbor. The day Pearl Harbor was attacked by Japanese forces at Pearl Harbor marked our involvement in WWII. History