With over 2 million visitors per year, Pearl Harbor is the most visited site in all of the Hawaiian Islands. The USS Arizona Memorial is one of the most popular memorials at Pearl Harbor, attracting curious visitors who wish the see the sunken ship. The memorial is built...
One year to the day after the United States was devastated by a Japanese aerial strike force, the US Navy launched a new Balao-class submarine, the USS Bowfin (SS-287). One of the Navy’s most iconic World War II-era submarines, the Bowfin became known as the “Pearl Harbor Avenger.”...
In honor of the men killed when Oklahoma capsized and sank, the USS Oklahoma Memorial stands on Ford Island directly adjacent to the entrance to the Battleship Missouri, which is moored where Oklahoma was on the morning of December 7, 1941. The memorial provides details about the once-mighty...
The USS Missouri is perhaps the most famous Battleship ever built, she is 887 feet long and displaces 45,000 tons. She has traveled around the world and served her nation for decades. She is the “Mighty Mo.” and the second most popular site and one you certainly do...
The Pacific Aviation Museum at Pearl Harbor is home to a large collection of these incredible aircraft, some dating back to more than 76 years ago and the attack on Pearl Harbor that led the US into World War II. The collection is split between two pre-World War...
Remember, no bags of any size are allowed anywhere at Pearl Harbor. This includes backpacks, camera bags, purses, luggage, and fanny packs must all be left at the baggage storage at the entrance to the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. For diaper needs, we suggest parents and caregivers include these baby items in a clear sealable under the stroller seat for clear visibility and access.
You can pick up your headset for the audio tour near the Information Desk at the Visitors Center.
Pearl Harbor is an accessible site, there are no hills, and the paths are mostly flat. Wheelchairs are not available for rent at the park. There are benches placed around the visitor center and there are wheelchair locks on the US Navy navy boats to and from the memorial that sport visitors back and forth to the Memorial.
Motorized mobility devices are welcome at the Visitor Center and on US Navy Vessels, and at the USS Arizona Memorial.
Strollers are welcome on site but can only go so far as the USS Arizona Memorial pre-boarding area at the Park Theater. Strollers are not permitted on US Navy vessels or the USS Arizona Memorial, please bring a baby carrier as an alternate option in these areas.
Due to the Pearl Harbor National Memorial's no bag policy, only bring snacks and water bottles that you can carry. There is a small snack shop on site that carries various sundry snacks and cold beverages as well as restaurants throughout the area. There are water fountains located throughout the park to use or refill water bottles.
We recommend that all visitors consider this site is for remembrance and reflection of the loss of life in service to the United States, therefore please plan for appropriate dress. Battle dress uniform is not allowed on the memorial, though it is allowed throughout the visitor center and at sites on Ford Island. Military visitors are welcome to wear civilian attire when visiting.
Come prepared with comfortable shoes as you will be on your feet throughout your visit, including a hat, sunglasses, and reef-safe sunscreen recommended.
Pearl Harbor Tour
Pearl Harbor Tour
Pearl Harbor Tour