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USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

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Address: 11 Arizona Memorial Dr, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-3104
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USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park

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Super Submarine Tour

This is a fascinating, life size exhibit. You can wander over the submarine on a self guided tour or get headphones for extra information. We walked on deck, manned the guns and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a fascinating, life size exhibit. You can wander over the submarine on a self guided tour or get headphones for extra information. We walked on deck, manned the guns and climbed through the interior from one end to the other. The intricate detail of the submariners' lives and the machinery of the vessel are all on display. Even... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing to see how much they can fit in a small space. I highly recommend seeing this, especially if you've never been in a submarine.

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San Gabriel, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tour the USS Bowfin as part of our Pearl Harbor Passport Tour and was very impressed with seeing the interior of this submarine. It really brought into perspective just how close the quarters are aboard a submarine and what life must have been like for its crew. We used the audio tour and it really helped to make the tour... More 

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Loma Linda, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved the USS Bowfin. It is not very accessible but with help I managed to make my way on to the deck. The audio tour was very informative, and felt like I could almost see the inside of the sub. The sub itself is impressive just to see in the water.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

USS Bowfin is a nice addition to the historic sites. Obviously tight quarters and limited space to move around inside the submarine. Very interesting and informative.

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Jonesboro, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The USS Bowlin and it's adjacent museum is part of the Pearl Harbor exhibit and will give you a "Hands On" feeling of how submarine life was in the period. If you purchase the $65 package you are able to enter the submarine and tour the ship. This tour along with the tour of the Arizona Memorial, the USS Missouri... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A nice self guided audio tour of the "Revenge of Pearl Harbor" The museum next to the submarine is extremely detailed and informative. Well worth a visit.

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have done a good job telling the story! It was worth my time. Submarines had stations that detailed their history. This is an excellent stop for folks who love nautical history.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time on a submarine and a really interesting place as you move around it and consider how submariners would have felt trapped in there with all hell going on around them. Well worth a visit.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a unique experience! My husband is a huge history buff, so he really loved walking through an actual submarine and seeing how it worked and how these people lived. Much more interesting than just walking through a museum and looking at things through glass! Not recommended for anyone with mobility issues or anyone very tall or large.... More 

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