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“Bowfin” 3 of 5 stars
Review of USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park
11 Arizona Memorial Drive, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-3104
808-423-1341
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Ranked #8 of 123 Attractions in Honolulu
Type: Military Museums, Museums
Activities: Walking
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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“Bowfin”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Narrow submarine. Self guided tour. Got claustrophobia after a while and needed to get atop. Don't know how those sailors survived. As I recall, we spent a short time there, but cost of ticket was high.

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“great audio”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Get the audio tour with your ticket purchase, well worth it! A great look at how we defend our country

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“MUST DO.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Fascinating submarine to look through. Self tour with a provided audio guide and headphones. Go through the sub doors sideways!

Visited September 2012
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“Very cool to see and better than other subs I've seen”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

This is a cool piece of American History and a good spot for WWII history buffs. I consider it much better than the U-boat in Chicago or the sub at OMSI in Portland. If you are smart, include it in your trip to the Pearl Harbor site, it's very interesting and worth the time.

Visited September 2012
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“Another must do when visiting”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

The USS Bowfin museum is another of those must do things; especially if you enjoy history. If you are very tall you may have issue getting through the submarine but it is worth it. Make sure you get the audio tour.

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