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USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

11 Arizona Memorial Drive, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-3104
808-423-1341
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Ranked #8 of 157 Attractions in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, Military Museums
Activities: Walking
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

was worth seeing, u go right on the sub and then down and wlak around in it...very good, at the end of it u get a photo and a newpaper clipping with you on the front page about the bombing of pearl harbour.....

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Visiting the Pearl Harbour military site is a must do for any visitor to Honolulu. We have all heard the history of WWII and it is quite an experience to visit firsthand and see all the military displays and memorabilia. Being able to walk through a submarine and see how the service people lived and worked in this environment was... More

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This is the second WWII submarine I've toured, and I never cease to be amazed at the bravery required to serve in such a confined space. The tour was very informative. There's a small fee, but it's right at the Arizona visitors center site and convenient.

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Great place to see the cramped life on board a submarine. Tour is by headset and very good. Adjacent the Arizona Memorial area.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Not for those who don't like cramped spaces. I have visited a number of submarines and this was by far the best as. The included audio tour is excellent.

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Alice Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Loved seeing just how small the inside of a submarine was. Could not ever be a submariner and the guys that are must be amazing people cause it is cramped in here!!

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Everything was good we spent the whole day In and around the monument. First submarine tour, you get to see everything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

All good and not too expensive. My wife especially liked the torpedoes and guns on board thew sub aNd was dismayed at the small sleeping quarters.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Make sure to have a package deal when visiting this site as you have to pay to enter if ticket is not bought. We enjoyed the walk and the history behind every ship and elements there.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

History - great for kids, go by yourself, not on a tour set up through a company so you don't have to rush

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