Pearl Harbor Visitor Center Tour
Highlights / General details
USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour:
Our exceptional, two hour USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour guides visitors throughout the park, including the museum, memorial and the shoreline. It is hosted by actress Jamie Lee Curtis and Pearl Harbor Survivors. It is highly recommended for visitors seeking a more enriching and inspiring Pearl Harbor experience.
The USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour brings to life the incredible stories and history behind the attack on Pearl Harbor. This tour includes segments on the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center’s museums and outdoor displays, USS Arizona Memorial, Tree of Life, Remembrance Circle, USS Arizona bell and anchor, and more.
Tour The Pacific Submarine Museum:
This self-guided, narrated tour covers the entire history of submarine warfare from the first attempts in 1776, through WWI and WWII to today’s nuclear submarines.
Tour a real WW II submarine:
Launched into service exactly one year after the infamous December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, the USS Bowfin measures 312 feet long. Nicknamed “The Pearl Harbor Avenger,” the submarine embarked upon nine war patrols during World War II.
Admission includes a free self-guided, narrated tour below decks where you can feel how compact life was for up to 80 submariners operating this war vessel. Stand at battle stations in the forward and aft torpedo compartments, in her control, engine rooms and more.
USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour Guided tour; Languages available: English, French, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, German and Spanish.
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park self-guided tour; Languages available: English, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin.
Transportation to and from Pearl Harbor; USS Arizona Memorial movie and boat ticket.
Hours of operation
Pearl Harbor Visitor Center is open daily from 7:00am - 5:00pm (closed on Thanksgiving day, Christmas day and New Year's day).
The first USS Arizona Memorial Tour begins at 7:30am and runs every 15 minutes to 3:00pm.
Approximately 3 hours total. USS Arizona Memorial tour takes approximately 75 minutes. USS Bowfin Submarine takes approximately 1 hour for both tours.
Pearl Harbor is located at 1 Arizona Memorial Place, Honolulu HI 96818.
Parking at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center is free. Lots are located in front of the main entrance.
Children under 4 are not permitted on the USS Bowfin submarine for safety reasons, however they may visit the museum at no charge.
The USS Bowfin is not handicap accessible.
For security reasons, no purses, backpacks, fanny packs, diaper bags, large camera cases or luggage is allowed at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Valuables should not be left in your vehicle. Bag storage is available at the entrance for a fee of $3 per bag. We recommend that visitors bring in their wallets, ID, water, cameras and cellphones.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**