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Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

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Address: 319 Lexington Blvd, Historic Ford Island, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818
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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Make sure you leave enough time to have a good look around here. It has planes and helicopters from recent times and back in the day. There is still battle damage from the... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Make sure you leave enough time to have a good look around here. It has planes and helicopters from recent times and back in the day. There is still battle damage from the Japanese invasion! WW2 bombers, recent jets, so much to look at

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This museum was very informative. It was good to walk around with earphones advising of each exhibit. Also has a great gift shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of interesting planes and museum pieces to see at the same time as the History museum.a lunch room is available on the Island in the museum area.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After we visited Pearl harbor, our tour guide brought us over to the Pacific Aviation Museum. I didn't know what to expect but during the tour I found it fascinating ! Being a history buff/History teacher, I enjoyed this museum. Our museum guide was very informative and not only provided us knowledge about the planes but as well as historic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband was anxious to see this particular part of Pearl Harbor. We enjoyed walking among the vintage aircraft. My kids really enjoyed the pay video game where you sit in a cockpit and "fly" a plane, trying to shoot down the enemy. We saw people actually working on restoring aircraft. The most amazing thing I personally saw were the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went with my husband and 10 year old son who is a plane fanatic - could have stayed all day. If you have an interest in planes there is heaps to see and you will need a couple of hours at least. We were on a full day Pearl tour and were only given an hour - it wasn't long... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum has a lot of great information and a lot of airplanes! You have to walk into the hanger and see the bullet holes from the attack on the harbor. Check groupon for discounts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Definite "must do" if you are into military aviation or Pearl Harbour history. A collection of military aircraft dating from WW2 up to present. Some of the aircraft on display are very rare including a couple of Migs, one of which I've seen no where else. A tour with one of the volunteer guides is recommended. You can still see... More 

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Baltimore, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I first visited the museum back in October, 2010. I loved it then and was very impressed w/the additions/renovations made between now and then. Returned on our honeymoon and my husband (his first visit) thoroughly enjoyed it!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic. Great exhibits, well presented. Very friendly staff. Great to be able to walk around the aircraft in hangar 79.

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