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  • How do I get a USS Arizona ticket?
    Entry to the USS Arizona memorial is free. The National Park Service (NPS) offers daily programs that include a movie about December 7th, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and a boat ride to the USS Arizona Memorial. The boat tours start at 8:00am and go through 3:30 pm daily. Tours last approximately 45 minutes from the time you board your boat. Reservations for the USS Arizona Memorial are available at Limited amount of timed tickets are available through the website 56 days in the future. If there are no tickets available, additional tickets are released 3pm (HST) the day prior to visit. The National Park Service strongly recommends that visitors make advanced reservations as standby seats may not always be available.
  • What if I wasn't able to reserve a USS Arizona ticket ahead of time?
    A limited number of standby tickets are available onsite each day. Please visit the Visitor Center for more information. There are lots of additional sites to see at Pearl Harbor beyond just the USS Arizona. To get more information on everything available to experience at Pearl Harbor Historic Sites visit the "plan" page.
  • Do I need to print my tickets for USS Arizona Memorial?
    Printed tickets are not required. QR codes may be shown from your phone.
  • Is there parking onsite?
    Yes, there is parking onsite for a fee.
  • Is public transportation available to Pearl Harbor?
    The Visitor Center is accessible by TheBus (city bus #20 or #42) from Waikiki.
  • Can I bring a bag?
    A National Historic Landmark, Pearl Harbor is also an active military base. For safety and security reasons, bags are not permitted at any of the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites. For $7 per bag, $10 oversize/luggage, visitors may store backpacks, purses, luggage, and shopping bags at the baggage storage area located in the front of the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. For additional information regarding the policy, please visit the National Park Service.
  • How do I get to the Battleship Missouri Memorial/Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum?
    The Battleship Missouri Memorial and Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum are located on Ford Island, which is an active military base. If you do not have base access, a free shuttle is available at the Visitor Center. The Ford Island Shuttle stop is located to the right of the Pacific Fleet Submarine Museum. Shuttles run on a loop with the first stop at the Battleship Missouri Memorial, second stop Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum and then returning back to the Visitor Center. Shuttles depart every 15-20 minutes from 8:00am daily. Last shuttle leaves the Battleship Missouri Memorial at 4:05pm and Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum at 5:00pm. Allow at least 30 minutes for roundtrip shuttle ride.
  • Is there food available onsite?
    Food locations onsite include: - Snack shop at the Pearl Harbor National Memorial Visitor Center - Jake’s Street Food at the Pacific Fleet Submarine Museum (PFSM admission required) - Sliders Grill and Wai Momi Shave Ice at the Battleship Missouri Memorial - The Hangar Café at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum
  • Can I bring a water bottle?
    Water bottles are allowed and highly encouraged. There are refill stations located at each museum. Water and other beverages are also available to purchase at each museum.
  • What is the accessibility at the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites?
    See below for accessibility information per site: USS Arizona Pacific Fleet Submarine Museum Battleship Missouri Memorial
  • What is the best ticket to purchase to see everything?
    The Passport to Pearl Harbor is the best ticket to purchase if you're hoping to see everything Pearl Harbor Historic Sites has to offer. Please note: Passports do not include reservations for the USS Arizona Memorial boat ride. Entry is free to the USS Arizona Memorial, but advanced reservations are recommended. Limited amount of timed tickets are available at, 56 days prior to visit date. Additional tickets are released at 3pm (HST) the day prior to visit.
  • Do you have military rates?
    US Military and Kamaaina rates are available. Tickets may be purchased at any of our admissions desks with a valid id. Active duty, retired military and their dependents receive discounted rate for their entire party with current, unexpired CAC or Uniformed Services ID card 100% Disabled American Veterans receive discounted rate for their entire party with 100% Disabled American Veteran military id. Veterans receive discounted rate for themselves, with Veteran Health ID card, Veteran ID Card or State ID with Veteran designation. Each Kamaaina adult must have their own unexpired Hawaii State ID or Drivers License
  • What can I see for free?
    The Pearl Harbor National Memorial Visitor Center has two exhibit Galleries: “Road to War” and “Attack”. These galleries display personal memorabilia, dramatic photographs, artifacts of the battle and other exhibits. The Pearl Harbor Memorial Theater shows a 23-minute documentary film on the December 7, 1941 attack. This film starts every 15 and 24 minutes past the hour, starting at 8:15am. Interpretive Wayside Exhibits are located throughout the Visitor Center. Through superimposing descriptive images of Pearl Harbor as it was in 1941 across the panorama of the busy port as it appears today, the exhibits allow visitors to connect the past with the present.
  • Can I use my National Park Pass at the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites?
    National Park Passes are not valid as the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites are non-profit organizations and not part of the National Park Service. The Pass is not valid at the USS Arizona Memorial as admission is free.
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