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Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

319 Lexington Blvd, Historic Ford Island, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-5004
+1 808-441-1000
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One of the principal Pearl Harbor Historic Sites, our unique interactive museum is located near the Battleship Missouri in the battlefield hangers of historic Ford Island which were attacked by the Imperial Japanese Navy on December 7, 1941, the beginning of WWII. Aircraft, such as a Japanese Zero and the Stearman in which former President George H.W. Bush soloed as the war's youngest aviator, illustrate how aviation helped stem the war. You'll view historic videos, including a movie of the beginning of the war. Enjoy the authentic gift shop, 1940s themed cafe Laniakea, and the combat flight simulators in which you can virtually fight the battle of Guadalcanal in either an American or Japanese plane.Pacific Aviation Museum's mission is to develop and maintain an internationally recognized aviation museum, which educates young and old alike, honors aviators and the support personnel who defended freedom in the Pacific Region, and is dedicated to preserving Pacific aviation history.
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319 Lexington Blvd, Historic Ford Island, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-5004
+1 808-441-1000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My hubby is a military buff..... I am not. We both thoroughly enjoyed this museum and all the museums associated at Pearl Harbour. Very well done and informative.

Thank Gabriella G
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are two sections the U.S. and Japanese WW II planes and modern planes and helicopters. You can still see the bullet holes in one of the large hangers from the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. I loved the museum.

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum was very well laid out and the staff very friendly and informative. Very interesting if you are interested in aviation exhibits

Thank pam56_10
Reviewed 4 days ago

The displays here were awesome. There is a plane that was pulled out of a swamp as well as exhibits on early women pilots. In the hangar, you can also see bullet holes from the Pearl Harbor attack as well as the original control tower....More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was my first time to the Aviation museum, thought it was so cool. It was a self guided tour with headphones. The information was amazing!!! Being able to see those planes & helicopters so close was very very cool. The thing that amazed me...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had the good fortune of getting a groupon deal on the admission. Even paying full price is a great value based on how well it is laid out and the accompanying free audio tour. We went midweek and mid morning. That was a great...More

Thank bhwoodflyer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This attractions is great for all types, families, groups etc It offers a cafe, gift shop, attractions inside and out The types of aircraft you will see are helicopters, old and current planes Also they may not tell you this but they filmed parts of...More

Thank killerberry
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take tour, get free headsets and see great aircraft. Took about three hours and was very informative. Best if you take your time.

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Thank Brian K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum has an wide assortment of aircraft and was excellent! We went in the morning and purchased the docent led tour which was very well done...and it turned out to be a private tour! After touring the museum are had a nice lunch at...More

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Thank James C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this museum along with USS Missouri and USS Arizona Memorial in July 2016. It was my husband and I along with our two sons - aged 13 & 8. My boys absolutely loved the Aviation Museum! The first part of the museum is...More

Thank smjhvaughn
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Fresita V
25 August 2017|
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Response from wiilovethebeach | Reviewed this property |
We bought the 65 and went to everything. But absolutely you can get tickets to each individually. I believe the Arizona is free. But we liked having the audio tour headphones, you may have to pay for those, not sure. But... More
Lynetric R
21 May 2017|
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Response from dolphinstar5 | Reviewed this property |
If you're staying near Honolulu you could just catch a bus to the Pearl Harbour Memorial and then pay for what parts you want to see. A bus to the Aviation Museum leaves from inside there, cost included in the entrance... More
Lynetric R
21 May 2017|
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Response from travelerree | Reviewed this property |
By booking on line, we were able to get the tickets for $15 per adult.