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US Army Museum of Hawaii

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Very high quality museum, free entry

Recommend a visit to this less well-known museum. Entry is free. It contains lots of displays and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robin S
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Adelaide, Australia
Fantastic and Free

While staying in Waikiki we decided to visit the Army Museum, Fort Derussy. It is located a short... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kaye M
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Warners Bay, 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommend a visit to this less well-known museum. Entry is free. It contains lots of displays and information about the history of Oahu and its relationship and role with the US military.

Thank Robin S
HAMSExecDir, Manager at US Army Museum of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your review and taking the time to visit us! Hope you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves! Aloha!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying in Waikiki we decided to visit the Army Museum, Fort Derussy. It is located a short walking distance from the Outrigger Reef Hotel and admission is free. The museum was surprisingly quite large and it took us a couple of hours to see...More

Thank Kaye M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had all you ever wanted to know about the war effort in Hawaii and some extra info about the island before colonization. Don't miss the exhibits upstairs either.

Thank Brendan R
HAMSExecDir, Manager at US Army Museum of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to visit the museum and writing a review. We really appreciate it!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here before we went to Pearl Harbour and so were really well informed when we went out. This is a free museum and is inside what was a working Fort.

Thank kwills2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun little museum if you have a few minutes. I loved the history of the building - they couldn't tear down this old defense battery because it resisted all attempts at demolition. So now it is a museum

Thank Lindaqvx195
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is at Ft DeRussey Armed Forces Recreation Center. Also where the Hale Koa Hotel is located. It covers the attack on Pearl Harbor and Hawaii’s subsequent role in World War Two. They also have a section honoring General Shensheki who grew up on...More

Thank 437lynne
HAMSExecDir, Manager at US Army Museum of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. Your help in getting the word out is greatly appreciated! I hope you thoroughly enjoyed the museum!! Aloha!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting place to spend an hour looking at the history of War in the pacific and other USA war involvement.

Thank Rocksolidreview
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our Kid loved it too. A very enjoyable and interesting way to spend an afternoon. We learned so much and would highly recommend this experience. No Tour guide need it, you will feel very passionate as this place telling its own story. A small military...More

Thank Sasha R
HAMSExecDir, Manager at US Army Museum of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for stopping in and checking us out! We are happy that the information not only inspired you but your six year old as well! Please keep in touch and follow/like us on Facebook! Hawaii Army Museum Society. And please come back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

informative and good exhibits in what was an Army fortress in the beach.. best part its FREE and right on the beach

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HAMSExecDir, Manager at US Army Museum of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We appreciate your comments and help to get the word out! Aloha!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were really surprised by this place - it was really interesting. Lots to see and well set up displays and explanations

Thank RATZnz
HAMSExecDir, Manager at US Army Museum of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're happy that you took the time to visit the museum and enjoyed that visit! Don't forget to spread the word to your friends and family back home to come visit us when in Waikiki!!

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