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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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11 Arizona Memorial Dr, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-3104
+1 808-423-1341
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The headsets provided audio on our self guided tour which really made the experience. Our two boys (17 & 15) were intrigued and surprised at what they saw and how sailors lived. Its not often you get to tour a submarine in our part of...More

Thank hockeymom24seven
Reviewed 3 days ago

As a daughter of a navy dad this was really interesting to see, I enjoyed seeing this and the history of the vessel very well documented.

Thank anirtakgeo
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife, kids and I visited last week. Very cool. You really get a sense of what it was like to be jammed into this thing under water. Definitely worth seeing.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We dropped into Pearl Harbor about 3 pm on a Saturday. That is the time to go as everyone goes in the morning. The sub was really interesting. It is really tight in there so not for anyone who does not like close quarters.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 5 days ago

We decided to go and see it all at Pearl Harbour, the Arizona memorial, Battleship Missouri, USS Bowfin submarine and The Pacific Aviation Museum it was well worth the money and something I would highly recommend. You are given headsets with which you can listen...More

Thank JackieandMunch
Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting history. This is a great example of a submarine and I would suggest that if you are at the Arizona Memorial to see the sub at the same time.

Thank Dorothy B
Reviewed 6 days ago

The submarine is open for all to see how people lived on it while out to sea. Very interesting. I am glad i went.

Thank wbrigance
Reviewed 1 week ago

My father-in law was a submariner in the Pacific in WWII. When my wife saw the symbol of the submariner entering the exhibit, she broke down and cried. She still has his pin. What an experience to actually see a sub like he one he...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quick walk through to appreciate WWII submarine life. Excellently preserved. Beware tight passageways. If at Pearl, do see it.

Thank mikea1949
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great experience at what it would be like to be aboard a sub at sea, very confined and would be hard to take, the steps to go on board are steep but well worth the effort, great photo oppurtunity

Thank paulkirkness
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Carolyn W
Getting through the doors of the submarine was difficult for my husband with back and leg problems and for myself with a foot that I have to wear a brace on. Once we figured out how to do it, it was okay. This should be pointed out to people who may have disabilities. Was a very good tour and well worth it. It was not crowded the day we were there, so we were able to take our time.
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
When you purchase a ticket for a certain day, do you have to go at a particular time like you do for the Arizona Memorial?
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.
How long is the audio tour of the bowfin?
9 September 2015|
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Response from JimHolborn | Reviewed this property |
Up to an hour, but you can decide how much and when you wish to participate throughout your visit.