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“Very interesting!” 5 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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$118*
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Ranked #8 of 123 Attractions in Honolulu
Type: Military Museums, Museums
Activities: Walking
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“Very interesting!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013 via mobile

The audio tour made it worthwhile. Pointed out the things I would of missed and answered most of my questions. Definitely worth the $10

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“very interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

I love submarines, so to have the chance of a self directed audio tour of a WWII sub, it was fantastic. Did it in 1 hour before we headed to Arizona memorial.

Visited January 2013
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Kaaawa, Hawaii
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“Impressive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

When you visit the park this is a ad on for a price. Though a bit expensive, worth experiencing, since the details are explained very nicely during the audio tour that is available in many languages. Make sure to take your time, listen to the presentation and you feel a bit like you were there.

Visited January 2013
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Arlington, Texas
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“Well Worth the Money”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

In addition to the Arizona Memorial/WWII Valor in the Pacific Monument, there are three other attractions- the Bowfin Submarine, the Battleship Missouri, and the Pacific Aviation Museum. If you have limited time, see this one first. (It is adjacent to the AZ Memorial/WWII Valor in the Pacific Monument.) The sub is in excellent repair. With the self-guided audio tour (no additional charge) you can get into whatever level of detail that you prefer. The museum gives you background about the history of submarines, especially in WWII. Well worth the money.

Visited January 2013
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Milford, Delaware
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“a real sub”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

imagine what life must be like living in those tight close quarters.It's as authentic as authentic could be. It's not for those who are afraid of tight places. Well worth the price.

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