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National Park of American Samoa Visitor Center

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Very good starting point

Lots of information about the island and Pago Pago, the small cruise harbor with everything within... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Rolf L
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Oslo, Norway
Great staff here!

I went to the visitor center three times while on the island and the people there were great and... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
502bbb
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West Yellowstone, Montana
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MHJ Building | 2nd Floor, Pago Pago, Tutuila 96799, American Samoa
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Lots of information about the island and Pago Pago, the small cruise harbor with everything within walking distance from the port. US dollars only, several stands with souvenirs, woodwork and textiles like Hawaiian shirts. Prices vary a lot – be careful! What to do? Take...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

I went to the visitor center three times while on the island and the people there were great and very helpful showing me the different trails. Highly recommend this park (my 30th of 60).

Thank 502bbb
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Great information - can get your NPS passport book stamped here. I am not sure what is on the ground level, but it was under construction when we went - so entrance was through the back. Loved the school paintings that were on the outdoor...More

Thank warrenville111
Reviewed 14 April 2018

The staff was wonderful and very informative. They were friendly and helpful with suggestions with directions about how to find the park itself.

Thank MarshaR202
Reviewed 10 April 2018

US National Park Services usually have very nice visitor centers, this one (possibly the southernmost US national park in the world) is no exception. It is not very big but has informative exhibition and many cute miniature models. The exhibitions are also in both English...More

1  Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 6 April 2018

I stopped by the Park office twice during my five-week stay on American Samoa. I went to find a book on Samoan history (there weren't any) but found staff that were so genuinely warm and friendly I stayed around to chat about the island and...More

1  Thank Susan J
Reviewed 24 February 2018

The visitor centre is on the 2nd floor of the MHJ building across the road from the Pago Way gas station. The staff are really friendly and helpful, you can get a stamp for your passport and there are films and exhibits to see. A...More

1  Thank Liketorome
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Although the office is not "in the middle of everything", it's worth locating. The staff are helpful and knowledgeable, and the displays are relevant and interesting. They highlight some aspects of the islands and of the park that permitted us to make some choices among...More

Thank WFSAustin
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We watched a 30 minute film on the making of tapa cloth; we both found it interesting. We also spent a few minutes reading the signs and looking at the displays in the small center. Learned that the clam I had seen while snorkeling is...More

1  Thank Fred T
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was a terrific place to start when considering exploring the nature of American Samoa. The Center is fairly small, but packed with information about the geology of the Islands and the region, in addition to the wildlife of the area (land and sea). If...More

1  Thank AngelasTravelTips
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mothersuperior1
18 August 2017|
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Response from anne h | Reviewed this property |
The visitor center is open regular hours and they can help you with logistics. I am not aware of any hours on the park as it contains villages and roads that people use. The problem lies with getting into it and knowing... More
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texasnanc
18 January 2017|
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, I didn't see this question when it was posted, and that was some time ago now. In any event, I can't answer it because I don't know where the cruise ships (I'm assuming you are coming in on a cruise ships) tie up... More
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