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USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

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11 Arizona Memorial Dr, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-3104
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Reviewed yesterday

Not operated by the National Park Service but by a private company. $72 to tour both the sub and the battleship. The Arizona Monument is free.

Thank SVAGroup
Reviewed 2 days ago

Good look at this sub. You get a walk through the tight living quarters. It's hard to imagine life aboard. It's not for the clausaphobic.

Thank brandywinelady
Reviewed 3 days ago

While visiting many of the Historic Sites at the Pearl Harbor area, we visited the USS Bowfin . This was another interesting site and worth the time. We paid a lump sum for the visit of all the Pearl Harbor Sites. This is not for...More

Thank bandit153
Reviewed 4 days ago

How do they do it. It is tough to beleieve all those men could fit on this sub. Tight spaces, short beds, small eating courters. Don't miss it.

Thank angelatB8763SN
Reviewed 5 days ago

The bowfin was a good look at how it was done in World War II. There is no air just fans down in the hull. Be prepared to sweat. It's still worth the trip down to see it.

Thank Tim_Vickrey
Reviewed 1 week ago

You get to go on to the submarine and go inside to see the workings and sleeping areas well the money for the experience.

Thank seacat123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting and moving monument to the very brave people to endured such cramped conditions under frequent attack for weeks on end. Going below decks isn't recommended for those with mobility limitations or claustrophobia but for the rest, it is amazing and well preserved. If...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited several subs and I'm always amazed at how close the quarters were. It is very interesting to walk the ship. The museum that goes with the admission is interesting, although it could be better. It is a worthwhile stop.

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent visit, a wonderful experience to see how a submarine works, guide was very helpful. Would recommend the visit.

Thank Peter Joseph J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good insight into life on a submarine, one could walk the full length of the inside and also the deck

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9 April 2018|
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Response from joecaraboys | Reviewed this property |
The Bowfin itself is just a self-guided walkthrough. It really depends when you go/how busy it is. We went during off-season and it took us about 20-30 minutes.
29 January 2018|
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Response from thedeadman | Reviewed this property |
Nope. Worked perfectly
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!