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USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

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Address: 11 Arizona Memorial Drive, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-3104
Phone Number: 808-423-1341
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How many times to you get to visit the insides of a real submarine? Not many is the answer. I like history and technology related items so pehaps I am biased but if you have the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

How many times to you get to visit the insides of a real submarine? Not many is the answer. I like history and technology related items so pehaps I am biased but if you have the chance pay this one a visit to see what it was like to be in the silent service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We loved it. The audio tour with much of it coming from the crew that was on the Bowfin in WWII was interesting & made it real. To hear some of their experiences after having just read about so many of the WWII subs that didn't make it home it was touching. Also cool to see the technology that were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Nice visit! Enjoyed the air conditioned museum inside, lots of exhibits and education on the history of submarines. Seeing the interior of the sub is also a great experience. Tour is self navigated, audio tour a must.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you happen to be on a tight time schedule, a this or that, do the USS Missouri. Years ago this was free, but now you must buy the headset tour. I thought this was wrong. it also came with a pass to a building/museum. Years ago(2002) the brass was all polished and was being polished as we toured. looked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Make sure you have time for the air conditioned museum and the submarine itself. Great outside exhibits as well.

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Point Pleasant, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

My husband is the history buff but I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed this tour. You don't realize how tight the quarters were for our servicemen until you view them.

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Dallas, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Be sure to visit the Bowfin on your visit to Pearl Harbor. The audio tour was good and it was amazing to walk through the submarine and imagine how 80 men could work in these tight quarters. My kids (12 years old and 14 years old) thought the tour was great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This sub is in unbelievable shape and conditions. Probably cleaner than it was during its service. Great audio tour!!

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Sydney, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Most ammaising experince, how these sub-mariners lived in those conditions is remarkable. The interior of the submaine is extremly small, cramped and the sailor had to "Hot-Bed" the bunks due to the stafing levles.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This totally blew my mind; trying to imagine life on board a working submarine was made real by the audio tour; I can't imagine how miserable life must have been! What also amazed me was the length of service this submarine saw!

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Additional Information about USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

Address: 11 Arizona Memorial Drive, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-3104
Phone Number: 808-423-1341
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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