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Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum

Stand on America’s WWII aviation battlefield and explore inside authentic WWII hangars that withstood the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Immerse yourself in the personal stories of the attack and within these historic structures filled with aircraft, exhibits, and artifacts that share the lives of the men and women who gave their lives for freedom. Ascend the historic Ford Island Control Tower that stands 168-feet above the battlefield, and get the only birds-eye view of all the attack-points across Oahu. Make Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum your “must see” stop on your pilgrimage to Pearl Harbor.

General Admission

Adult (Ages 13+) - $25.99 ​​​​

Child (Ages 4-12) - $14.99

About 1.5 hours 

Open daily - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Self-guided tour through two authentic World War II-era hangars featuring the aircraft that attacked and defended Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Bullet holes and personal artifacts bring the day of infamy to life. With history in your hand, use an audio wand to take a self-guided tour of the Museum's displays, available in six languages.

From June 1 - December 31, 2024, all guests can enjoy our featured exhibit, The Walt Disney Studios and World War II, included in the general admission ticket. Experience the world of Walt Disney Studios and explore its contributions to the war efforts. Visitors will be able to enjoy more than 550 stunning examples of The Walt Disney Studios’ extensive contributions to the Allied war effort during World War II.

Add on Tours at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum

All add on tours are an additional fee in addition to general admission.

Top of the tower

Top of the Tower Tour*

45 minutes

Ascend to the top of the iconic Ford Island Control Tower for an unmatched 360 degree view of the battlefield as it appeared on the day of the attack. See Battleship Row from above, including the USS Arizona Memorial, while learning about events of the day from our expert guides.

Pearl Harbor Aviation museum interior

Guided Hangar Tour

1 hour

An hour long Docent-Guided Tour of Hangars 37, 79 and the Restoration Shop. This behind the scenes peek at our restoration operations, plus an intimate tour with our expert Docents, creates an unforgettable and deeply-moving experience.

Fighter Ace 360 Flight Simulator

Fighter Ace 360 Flight Simulators

15 minutes

Experience the adrenaline of an in-flight dogfight in state-of-the-art full motion flight simulators. As the pilot you roll, somersault, spin, and loop 360 degrees! 

Minimum height 42” to ride with an adult. 48” to ride alone.

Maximum height is 6’5”. Total weight is 500 lbs. Single riders cannot exceed 250 lbs.

*For safety reasons, children must be a minimum of 42” tall to access the Top of the Tower Tour. Infants and toddlers are not permitted. Access to the Observation Deck requires climbing two flights of steep stairs. Not recommended for guests with an adverse fear of heights. The tour may be delayed or cancelled due to inclement weather.  


Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum Store

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum Store

Visit Hangar 37 to find collectible WWII model airplanes, books, toys, games, aviation and Hawaii-themed shirts, collectible mugs and glasses, and more. The Museum Store is open daily from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Hangar Cafe

Hangar Cafe

Dine in air-conditioned comfort in our WWII-themed Café for those who’d like to sit down for a quick bite to eat. Experience life on historic 1940s Ford Island as the aviators of the Pacific may have, now featuring a new
menu of classic, all-American meals.

The café is open from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with the grill closing at 3:00 p.m. Admission not required when dining only.

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PASSPORTS DO NOT INCLUDE RESERVATIONS TO THE USS ARIZONA MEMORIAL. Please visit the National Park Service website at to reserve tickets.

Passport to Pearl Harbor Logo

Passport to Pearl Harbor 

See everything Pearl Harbor has to offer with the Passport to Pearl Harbor. One historic location, four very distinct destinations, each as compelling as the next and none that you'd want to miss.

Visitor Center Self-Guided Multimedia Tour 
Pearl Harbor Virtual Reality Center 
Pacific Fleet Submarine Museum General Admission 
Battleship Missouri Memorial General Admission
Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum General Admission 

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