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Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

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Address: 319 Lexington Blvd, Historic Ford Island, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-5004
Phone Number: +1 808-441-1000
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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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$35.00*
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Aviator's Tour
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USS Arizona Memorial And Pacific Aviation Museum Group Tour
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Pearl Harbor Small Group Tour

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Excellent Way to Complete the Arizona to Missouri WWII Timeline!

We took the Aviator's Tour as part of our time at the Pacific Aviation Museum and thoroughly appreciated it. The only problem we had was that our schedule did not permit us to... read more

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Evanston, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the Aviator's Tour as part of our time at the Pacific Aviation Museum and thoroughly appreciated it. The only problem we had was that our schedule did not permit us to make the 1:00 tour so we took the 3:00 pm tour and simply ran out of time. Give yourself as much time as possible! Our tour guide... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a Museum for the American people. It is completely funded and supported by volunteers and generous donors. Restoration continues for hangers and planes as funds are raised. On entering, maps of the airfields and their attack lay beneath your feet. The careful and historically correct restoration of planes recreates and provides all of us with an honest assesment... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited the Pacific Aviation Museum as a part of our Passport to Pearl Harbor package. I had visited the Aviation Museum two years ago and there were several new aircraft on display. This is a well done display. The renovation of the original control tower is very impressive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Pacific Aviation Museum is located on historic Ford Island, and it is a must for any military vet or someone interested in military history. The museum is still growing and there are new aircraft being restored for future exhibits. But, the most humbling part of the trip to the museum (for me) is the fact that the bullet holes... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

WOW!! They have put a lot of work and detail into this museum. It is well worth the time to explore the hangers. Very informative! Hanger 79 windows are the original WWII windows and reflect the actual bullet holes. It should be on your must see list if you are going to Pearl Harbor.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My partner wanted to see the Pacific Aviation Museum, in particular Hangar 37 at Pearl Harbour. I thought I wouldn't find it very interesting, but I loved it! We toured over a fascinating submarine first before boarding a Parl Harbour Monument bus to go out to the airfield where the historic attack on the planes of Pearl Harbour occurred. Just... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to the museum a number of years ago and wanted to revisit it as they've added to their inventory. I come from over 20 years of military aviation experience in both the Navy and Army so I was considering just doing the General Admission tour. As I was looking on the website to buy my tickets I noticed... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent layout and items on display Randy Ogg was an excellent guide. Good to see the strong Australian connection

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Mill Valley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is beautiful, and the planes lovingly maintained. The bus ride out there is SLOW, and it's expensive. On the other hand, the time in the flight simulators was a blast!

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We had an unexpected cancellation of a shark cage tour and the opportunity suddenly popped up to visit the Aviation Museum the same morning. Quickly bought tickets via the website, hopped in the car, looked up the location on Google maps and here we go... No! You can't just drive there. We were re-directed from the gate to the Visitor... More 

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