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Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

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Address: 319 Lexington Blvd, Historic Ford Island, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818
Phone Number: +1 808-441-1000
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Description: One of the principal Pearl Harbor Historic Sites, our unique interactive...
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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Very Interesting when you go with tour guide

This is our second visit to Pearl Harbour. We signed up to go with a personal tour guide (Jack) for the Pacific Aviation Tour which was an extra 10.00 each person. It was well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

that are still left in the hanger brought it to life. You can still see the remnants of the attack that was so devastating. The hanger has planes and helicopters. The museum was quaint with dioramas.

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Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is our second visit to Pearl Harbour. We signed up to go with a personal tour guide (Jack) for the Pacific Aviation Tour which was an extra 10.00 each person. It was well worth it. Jack was in the military and had a lot of interesting information to add during the tour.

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Greensboro, NC
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We had a marvelous experience at the aviation museum. They have some of the most awesome planes from many time frames. They are set up in great displays inside the museum and there is a huge hangar where many more are displayed while they are being refurbished. It is definitely worth a visit and if possible, go with a guide... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Simple but always nice for aircraft lovers. The location is moving. My 7 years old daughter loved to be able to drive the spaceship. Very nice shop.

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Fargo, ND
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

What started with one hanger of WWII aircraft reproductions is definitely getting better. They have now added a second hanger of aircraft from various eras, including modern examples like the F-14 Tomcat. Walking around looking at aircraft is not for everyone, but for those who enjoy it, this is a way to spend a couple of hours.

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Poquoson, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

All of Pearl Harbour is moving and gives you a lot of things to think about. I can only send my prayers to all of the people that were on the island when it was attacked.

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Kailua, HI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We went during an event. So it was a little crowded. It's very educational for kids that love aviation. The Cafe is very clean, love the 1940/50's throwback vibe. I can see they have regulars that love this place. In the museum, is an mock flight simulator that my son loved. Don't forget to check out the other hanger with... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We would not have visited this museum if it was not part of a tour that we were taking. It was interesting to see the planes and I was overwhelmed by their history and their size. The museum did a very good job explaining which planes were used in which wars and who the key players were. I did enjoy... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Very well organized and worth getting up early to get in line. It's a long line to get it but it goes fast. The tours are very informative and the area is clean. You have to pay to lock up your purse/backpack and that a shock. Take your money to buy food and souvenirs. The food area could have more... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Visited as part of a day tours inclusive package. I'm not really a fan of aviation but the museum was included as part of our package trip to Pearl Harbour. The layout was a little confusing with hangers spread out but I must say even though I'm not really in to that kind of thing, the sight of some of... More 

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