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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
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+1 808-441-1000
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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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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Felt like a little time warp to Dec 7 - especially seeing the control tower from Tora Tora Tora. Able to walk up to some historic planes from WW2, Korea, Vietnam

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Port Orchard, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Felt like a little time warp to Dec 7 - especially seeing the control tower from Tora Tora Tora. Able to walk up to some historic planes from WW2, Korea, Vietnam

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful displays of authentic aircraft, with additional aircraft being upgraded to display quality before your eyes. Our docent was knowledgeable and very likable, and the flight simulator was a blast!

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Nelson, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the first time I had been able to see some famous planes like the DC3 and WWII fighter planes first hand.

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Getting our audio tour headphones, it allowed the boys to go ahead and type in the numbers of the things that interested them. They had also painted on the floor so it was a very visual tour. Apparently we were having a problem fighting the Zero's because we didn't know what their weakness was. When one of the planes would... More 

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Greenville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved our entire visit! So moved to walk on this hallowed ground! Excellent staff and the self guided tours were very informative.

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The guides were wonderful, the aircraft amazing and the restoration that is happening there makes it a place you can have many return visits too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a very well done museum on Ford Island. Audio is free with admission. A good explanation of WWII on Oahu. The museum is located on the battlefield where WWII started for the US.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I purchased the tickets for my husband and I to go on Valentines day so he could nerd out over his favorite subjects Planes and History. The museum was amazing, it was clean it was chilled (since Hawaii is normally humid and hot) they had a nice little restaurant you could grab a quick snack or lunch at. We did... More 

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We came here right at the end of the day to catch the sights before they closed. Even though their aircraft are scattered around, it is worth time to walk around and see their collection. They have many aircraft being restored so do not take that they are skimping on their displays for lack of effort. Location here is everything... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited this Museum in September 2016. A lot of history of the war in the Pacific. The gift shop is very nice. You can take an audio tour of the museum or just wonder at your pace. A must see if visiting Oahu in addition to visiting Pearl Harbor & the Arizona Memorial. Mahalo Cary M.

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