How much is baggage storage at Pearl Harbor?

The fee for baggage storage at Pearl Harbor is $5.00. There are two storage options: Standard: $5.00 flat rate fee per bag of any size. Locked Storage: $5.00 for smaller bags Bags are not permitted at Pearl Harbor. This means no items that allow concealment including:...

Is there a Military Discount for Pearl Harbor Tours?

Click Here for Military Discount Pearl Harbor Tours Yes there are Military Discounts for Tours to Pearl Harbor. USS Arizona Memorial Over 1300 free walk-up tickets are available daily. This applies to both active duty and veterans. All visitors have the same policy...

Is Pearl Harbor Handicap Accessible?

Pearl Harbor Visitors Center The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center is very accessible for visitors with disabilities. There is reserved accessible parking in the front lot, which is a short distance from the entrance. The restrooms, movie theater, exhibit galleries,...

Does Pearl Harbor have holiday hours?

Pearl Harbor is open daily from 7am to 5pm.  It is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. There are no special holiday hours observed at Pearl Harbor.

Can we travel between Hawaiian Islands by boat?

Yes you can. There is a cruise ship—operated by Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL)—that travels between the Hawaiian Islands. Passengers on this cruise have the opportunity to visit Pearl Harbor. Bear in mind that cruise ships are notorious for overcharging for activities...

Why book a Pearl Harbor tour in advance?

In general, it is always wise to book tours and activities in Hawaii ahead of your arrival. Too many visitors wait until they’ve left home to make reservations, only to find that tours are sold out. Today, research can easily be done in advance. We have all the...

Where is the tour pick-up point?

Guests staying in Waikiki are picked up at their hotel or at a nearby hotel. Tour pick-up locations are always within a short walking distance of your hotel. After you book your tour, we will email you a voucher with the specific pick-up location and time. Your...

What is your cancellation policy?

You can find the details of our cancellation policy here. Cancellations Each product on this website has a cancellation policy that is explained in a tab on the product’s page. By using this website, you agree that VisitPearlHarbor.org is not guaranteeing availability...

Are there special Memorial Day events at Pearl Harbor?

While not as big as the Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony, there are Memorial Day events at Pearl Harbor. Generally, it begins with a flag raising and bell ringing ceremony. In the past, survivors have been on site, but that may not happen again. There have been flag...

Can I view the December 7th Ceremony?

Yes. The general public can visit Pearl Harbor for the December 7th Ceremony. The ceremonies are different every year so you should check back if you plan to go. Many visitors who go to the December 7th Ceremony have expressed regret because they were unable to get...

What do I do if there are no tickets to the Arizona Memorial?

You arrive at Pearl Harbor ready to experience the site of one of the most important days in United States history, only to find that it is super-crowded and there are no tickets to the USS Arizona Memorial left. If it makes you feel any better, you’re not the...

How do I get Arizona Memorial tickets?

Arizona Memorial tickets are included with all of our Pearl Harbor tours. There is a special system for authorized tour companies to reserve your tickets in advance so you don’t have to wait in line at Pearl Harbor. Some guests prefer to visit Pearl Harbor on...

What historic sites can I visit at Pearl Harbor?

The historic sites at Pearl Harbor keep getting better. At first, there was only the Arizona Memorial. Then the Bowfin Submarine Museum was built. Shortly after the Admiral Clarey Bridge to Ford Island was completed, the USS Missouri came to Pearl Harbor and is docked...

How much is the USS Arizona Memorial admission?

This might be hard to believe, but the USS Arizona Memorial admission is free. The reason that it’s free is that the USS Arizona is a cemetery. The men who died on the Arizona are still there. It may sound too good to be true. And as they say, it usually is. One...

Is it OK to bring kids to Pearl Harbor?

It is absolutely OK to bring kids to Pearl Harbor. In fact, it is one of the best things that you can do with your kids in Hawaii. Why? Pearl Harbor is a living history lesson. Adults and kids learn more by visiting Pearl Harbor in a couple of hours than they do in a...

Can I visit the USS Utah Memorial?

The USS Utah Memorial is located on the west side of Ford Island, while the Arizona Memorial and the Battleship Missouri are on the east side of Ford Island. The USS Utah Memorial is not included on any tours to Pearl Harbor. It can only be visited by those with...

Can I take a boat tour to Pearl Harbor?

It was once possible to take a boat tour to Pearl Harbor and see the Arizona Memorial from the water. Now, commercial vessels are not allowed in the harbor. The change in policy was made after September 11, 2001, when security at all military bases was heightened....

Why are the Pearl Harbor memorials so busy?

There are several reasons for the increasing number of visitors and the growing popularity Pearl Harbor as a tourist destination. We’ve been working with Pearl Harbor visitors since the 1990s. At the time, there were only the Bowfin submarine and the USS Arizona...

How do I get Pearl Harbor tickets?

What most people mean by Pearl Harbor tickets is the 75-minute National Park program that includes a 23-minute historical film and a round-trip boat ride to board the USS Arizona Memorial. To clarify, those are Arizona Memorial tickets. Pearl Harbor has many sites...

What is not included in a tour of Pearl Harbor?

If you haven’t yet read What’s included in a tour of Pearl Harbor? please check that out as well. Tours of Pearl Harbor do NOT include: Gratuity – All tours in Hawaii do not include gratuity unless stated otherwise. Tour guides work for tips, so...
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