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US Army Museum of Hawaii

Opens in 1 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A glimpse into a real coast artillery fortification from Pre-World War II. The museum is free and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MarineAir10
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Vancouver, Washington
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Great free museum

Excellent museum with a lot of info has also small giftshop Great exhibits from USA and Japans... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Huub B
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Gold Coast, Australia
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The museum and the museum store are open Tuesday - Saturday from 10 AM - 5 PM. The Museum is free to all. The U. S. Army Museum of Hawaii is under the direction of the U.S. Army Center of Military History and receives well over 100,000 visitors a...more
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2131 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
Waikiki
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A glimpse into a real coast artillery fortification from Pre-World War II. The museum is free and also offers a look at certain parts of Hawaiian history from the turn of the 19th century.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MarineAir10
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent museum with a lot of info has also small giftshop Great exhibits from USA and Japans perspective And it is Free (donation is appreciated)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Huub B
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a last minute decision to go here but well worth it. We were in Honolulu just after Pearl Harbor Day and it was very fitting to include this in our visit. There is so much to see and it is a very comprehensive...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tolo565
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Army museum is an amazing little secret in the Waikiki Beach area! What a tremendous historical site, however! The displays do a fabulous job of showing the military history, of course focused from the Army perspective, of the island of Oahu! The displays are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sjstaska
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is near the Hale Koa hotel - walking distance. Displays are very good. 15 ft. thick walls. Floors are original & uneven in some places - they warn you. Good gift shop. Smells a little musty, but you really feel you are stepping back...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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HAMSExecDir, Manager at US Army Museum of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for stopping in. We appreciate your feedback and hope you'll visit us again!! Aloha!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We came across this museum while heading back to our hotel from a walk on Waikiki beach. Admission is free and the museum is just a nice size for a look around - some museums I find too large and find myself losing interest after...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HazelH72
HAMSExecDir, Manager at US Army Museum of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're glad that you stopped in and found the museum to be a rewarding visit! And thank you for picking up a few things. The store helps us to continue with the enhancement and maintenance of the exhibits. We appreciate your support via your purchases....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The US Army Museum of Hawaii has FREE admission. Self guided tour at not cost or $5- for audio tour in English or Japanese. Parking across the street is validated for a lower price ($3.50 is what we paid, much higher without validation). Hours: Closed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ann C
HAMSExecDir, Manager at US Army Museum of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you we believe the Fort DeRussy park and the museum add a little something different to Waikiki. It's a great anchor for the West side of the Waikiki tourist area. Please visit us again as we are always updating and changing our exhibits!!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this museum-in-a-fort almost by accident and was very glad I did. Okay, it's not for everyone but this is a fascinating and well curated collection if you have an interest in history and things military. What you don't realise from the street is that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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HAMSExecDir, Manager at US Army Museum of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy that you enjoyed your visit! Thanks for your comments about our layout and theme. We hope people stop in and visit and are always happy to hear their comments. We truly appreciate your help in getting the word out! Aloha!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum exceeded my expectations. It is housed in a former artillery battery and helps explain the evolution of US and Hawaiian economic and military interests. The World War II, Korean War and Vietnam exhibits were informative and the Medal of Honor display was quite...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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HAMSExecDir, Manager at US Army Museum of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We think so too!! Thanks for posting. We love to hear from our visitors!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great history of the Army throughout the years with particular attention to the military presence in Hawaii. Everything is presented clearly and is easy to follow. I particularly enjoyed the section of Hawaiian natives in the military and their great accomplishments. Pay attention to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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HAMSExecDir, Manager at US Army Museum of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for your support and visiting us!!! Hope you come back again!!!

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