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USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

11 Arizona Memorial Dr, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-3104
+1 808-423-1341
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  • Average4%
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“audio tour” (342 reviews)
“subs” (136 reviews)
“tight quarters” (105 reviews)
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11 Arizona Memorial Dr, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-3104
+1 808-423-1341
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Reviewed yesterday

A must see on your trip to Pearl Harbor. Self tour of the inside of the sub. Climbing and narrow openings.

Thank msprez_nj
Reviewed yesterday

The Bowfin compliments the memorial in Pearl Harbour, to the Arizona and the Missouri. To see the living conditions of this submarine, how cramped and hot it must have been, and how small it is. To walk the deck and through the quarters was an...More

Thank RussCanberra
Reviewed 2 days ago

The tour through the Bowfin is eye-opening. The spaces are small, and yet there were 80 men crammed into that boat! Everything is shined and ship shape. We admired all the work that goes into keeping the boat that way. It was a change to...More

Thank MongozDad
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very well presented WWII submarine that conveys a strong sense of how the crew lived and worked. Access is provided to the full length of the first deck with Toledo tubes, sleeping quarters, galley and mess facilities and engine compartment. Full access to the outside...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I felt really honoured to be able to visit this submarine and to see how confined the crew had been. There’s a small fee to pay but its negligible for the experience. Take note of how many Japanese flags are on the top of the...More

1  Thank No1Scribbler
Reviewed 4 days ago

My entire family of 6 is between 5'11" and 6'4". Making our way thru the submarine was quite comical to watch, I'm sure. We enjoyed the auto tour very much. I'm 100% certain you could never get me on that thing if it were below...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very interesting walking through the engine rooms of the submarine. Cost was a bit high but still worth it. Doesn't take very long to tour.

Thank Alice W
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are a large person, the sub may not be a good tour. Lots of wiggling through doorways and narrow halls. Worth the effort. Museum was excellent as well, part of the ticket with the sub.

Thank yahootraveler64
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were on a tour with a group and I thought it would be an issue, but having the audio players with ear phones basically moved things along and kept talking to a minimum. The tour through the submarine was a great pace.

Thank Erik M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Your paid all inclusive ticket entitles you to an excellent audio tour. You'll have a new appreciation of close quarters. We asked and were told the brass fittings were always kept shin, ship shape for use. Often this tour, which starts just a few yards...More

Thank SaraF742
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16 October 2017|
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Response from joanmaxine | Reviewed this property |
At least 2 hours to go thru the museum and the submarine. Don't miss it!
Carolyn W
19 June 2016|
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Response from dennis y | Reviewed this property |
As you know submarines are cramped quarters and can be hazardous to those who are not as well health wise to negotiate these kinds of exhibits.. they should have a warning g at the point of ticket purchase as well as... More
5 May 2016|
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Response from Aleks N | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. I recall waiting for the Arizona film to start and then going out to the site but I think for the submarine you just go whenever.