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Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

319 Lexington Blvd, Historic Ford Island, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-5004
+1 808-441-1000
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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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319 Lexington Blvd, Historic Ford Island, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-5004
+1 808-441-1000
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

Lots of things to see and get close too. Good guided tour although you can wonder off by yourself and catch up. Hit the place that takes your picture for free and emails it too you. Good snack bar.

Thank ZZBottoms
Reviewed 24 December 2016

This museum is relatively new and one of the shuttle stops in Pearl Harbor. Lots of planes in various stages of restoration and some nice original items still in place - the original tower and some buildings have evidence of shooting from the attack. The...More

Thank muklukmary
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We appreciated the excellent customer service. However, the museum needed more information and exhibits, particularly for the cost.

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Thank Debra P
Reviewed 22 December 2016

When you're at PH, just get the day pass to visit Bowfin, Missouri, and the Aviation Museum. Budget your time wisely as too much time in even one area can cost you later. They have some neat planes including the actual biplane George H W...More

Thank TerpTravels1776
Reviewed 21 December 2016

By shuttle from Pearl Harbor, you can reach Pacific Aviation Museum. Shows the planes during the bombing. Very interesting specially for men.

Thank medinamd23
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Second time visiting. This time took the new guided tour of the B17E that they have, this 30min tour gave an interesting take on the history of the plane they have, as well as being able to see the plane up close.

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 19 December 2016

While we have been to Pearl Harbour 3 times previously this was our first to the Aviation Museum. We booked in for the Aviators tour which meant we had our own guide explaining the exhibitions and the history. Great way to do it. My husband...More

Thank familytravellers2011
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Superb Aviation museum that is run perfectly. This is on Ford Island and you will need advance tickets. Give yourself plenty of time to go through it and to view all the outside aircraft. Bullet holes are still in the adjacent hanger form 12/07/1941

Thank francescaLChicago
Reviewed 17 December 2016

My parents were on the island visiting for the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks. My dad is a history buff so this is right up his alley but it is expensive for what it is. I prefer guided tours so we paid for...More

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Thank Sara P
Reviewed 17 December 2016

When visiting the Pearl Harbor memorials you can get a little bit overwhelmed by the fact that they are quite many and maybe you have a limited amount of time to spend. It was like that for me, I did Arizona, Missouri and Bowfin upon...More

Thank Fredrik N
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Lynetric R
How much does it cost? And it is it worth it to rent a car?
20 May 2017|
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Response from dolphinstar5 | Reviewed this property |
If you're staying near Honolulu you could just catch a bus to the Pearl Harbour Memorial and then pay for what parts you want to see. A bus to the Aviation Museum leaves from inside there, cost included in the entrance... More
Lynetric R
How much does it cost? And it is it worth it to rent a car?
20 May 2017|
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Response from travelerree | Reviewed this property |
By booking on line, we were able to get the tickets for $15 per adult.
John R
How do I get there using public transportation?
29 October 2015|
Response from Pac_Aviation_Museum | Property representative |
Aloha John R, The Bus (Oahu's public trans) will drop you off at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. There is no direct bus service from Waikiki to the Museum, but it does take riders to the USS Arizona/USS Bowfin Submarine... More