What to see at Pearl Harbor

Do you want to see with your own eyes the scene of not only American, but real world history? Pearl Harbor on Oahu is one of the places everyone should visit. You’ll experience true memories of the day that decided the United States’ involvement in the course of World War II. What to see at Pearl Harbor? Read below.

The USS Arizona Memorial from outside and inside, must-see at Pearl Harbor

The USS Arizona Memorial

This is the must-see at Pearl Harbor (more than 2 million people visit it annually). It is the resting place of 1,102 sailors and Marines who died on the USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The memorial was established in 1962 administered by the National Park Service and stretches along the sunken hull of the battleship. It is accessible only by Navy-operated shuttle boat. This is a truly intense experience. All visitors should be silent to pay their respects to the fallen.

What you can see at the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum

See patrol and scout planes when at Pearl Harbor. The Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum spans more than 75 years of Pacific aviation history. It provides full access to more than 50 aircraft. You can see all exhibits in Hangar 37, Hangar 79 and the Raytheon Pavilion. Among other things, there are airstrike marks and bullet holes left by the attack that sank the USS Arizona.

Pacific Fleet Submarine Museum at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center

Pacific Fleet Submarine Museum

Another site you should see when at Pearl Harbor is the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum. It’s unique because it is the only place where visitors can learn about the history of the U.S. Navy’s submarine force. The exhibit features a mix of traditional and interactive exhibits.

What to see at Pearl Harbor: The USS Bowfin Submarine Museum

The Battleship Missouri Memorial

The Battleship Missouri offers a tour aboard America’s last battleship, nicknamed the “Mighty Mo”. During her service, she earned a total of 11 stars (decorations). These were for service in World War II, Korea and the Gulf War. Now you can see her at Pearl Harbor stationed at Ford Island as the “Silent Guard of Pearl Harbor.”

In the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center you can visit two exhibit galleries, “Journey to War” and “Attack”

Get the most out of Pearl Harbor

The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center also features a bookstore. Don’t miss it. In addition to great history books, you’ll find Pearl Harbor-themed souvenirs. Enjoy your visit to Pearl Harbor and see as much as you can. Set aside a full day or come here as part of a group tour. Get your Pearl Harbor tickets here.

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