The USS Arizona Memorial is built over the sunken wreckage of the USS Arizona, the final resting place for many of the 1,177 crewmen killed on December 7, 1941 when Japanese Naval Forces bombed Pearl Harbor. The memorial is part of World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument.
The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center includes two museums that tell the story of the attack on Pearl Harbor and World War II. Outdoor exhibits on the visitor center grounds continue the narrative.
The USS Arizona Memorial ticketed tour includes a National Park Service movie on the attack on Pearl Harbor and the boat ride to the memorial. The tour is approximately 75 minutes and is open to all ages.
Pacific Historic Parks' bookstore is located in the courtyard of the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Proceeds from every purchase support National Park Service projects at World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument.
The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center and Pacific Historic Parks bookstore is open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week, except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
USS Arizona Memorial tours run every 15 minutes from at 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The National Park Services hands out 1,300 free walk-in tickets daily, on a first-come, first-serve basis. It is highly recommended that you arrive at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center early. Doors open at 7 a.m. Advance ticket reservations are available through recreation.gov.
Visitors do not need tickets for the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center and museums. Entrance is free.
Address: 1 Arizona Memorial Place, Honolulu, Hawaii 96818
Parking at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center is free. Lots are located in front of the main entrance.
No purses, handbags, backpacks, camera bags, diaper bags, or other items that offer concealment are allowed in the visitor center or on the USS Arizona Memorial tour.
Our Pearl Harbor Visitor Center fact sheet is available for download in PDF format. The fact sheet includes two helpful maps of the Visitor Center.
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To read more about the USS Arizona Memorial and the events of December 7, 1941, visit the National Park Service website.