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“Pretty cool to walk through a real submarine!”

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park
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USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park
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Pearl Harbor Group Tour from Waikiki
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Passport to Pearl Harbor
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Pretty cool to walk through a real submarine!”
Reviewed June 8, 2013

It doesn't take long to walk through, but you can pretty much walk through the whole thing. It's neat to see all of the gears, living quarters, etc. of a relatively modern submarine. The only thing that would have made it better is if there had been signs explaining what things were.

Visited May 2013
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“Brilliant, so well worth seeing”
Reviewed June 8, 2013

Climbing around inside an actual sub manned for many years by many brave souls. Whats not to like. Great hotdogs outside the museum too! Lovely clean picnic tables, a credit to the ladies working the stand.

Visited April 2013
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“Fascinating insight to submarine life”
Reviewed June 8, 2013

The USS Bowfin submarine is well maintained and the audio tour offers insight to the cramped quarters under sea. It is OK if you are slightly claustrophic; well it was for me because it wasn’t crowded and we could move through freely. The rooms are well set out with furniture and accessories from the time. The hammock sleeping quarters, in which sailors had to sleep in shifts, were eye-opening. You can check out the engine rooms, torpedoes and gun on the top deck too.

Visited October 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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“Fascinating exhibit”
Reviewed June 7, 2013

Great audio tour provided, extremely informative. Loved wandering through the sub. Gets really hot in some compartments despite the fans.

Visited May 2013
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“Good tour”
Reviewed June 7, 2013

This part of the Pearl Harbor experience is very good. There is a lot of information on submarines here and the tour of the Bowfin is very interesting. Well worth the $10 admission.

Visited June 2013
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