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Tropic Lightning Museum

Building #361, Waianae Avenue, Schofield Barracks, Wahiawa, Oahu, HI 96857-5000
+1 808-655-0438
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Excellent Museum

My husband was excited to drive by Scholfield Barracks since he'd heard so much about it. The movie... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
svjanis
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Beachwood, Ohio
Relive Military History of Hawaii

Excellent military museum on the base near Schofield Barracks made famous during Pearl Harbor area... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2017
Biztraveler11
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Los Angeles, California
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  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
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Building #361, Waianae Avenue, Schofield Barracks, Wahiawa, Oahu, HI 96857-5000
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+1 808-655-0438
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

My husband was excited to drive by Scholfield Barracks since he'd heard so much about it. The movie "From Here to Eternity" was made here. We got in line to get a day pass - which included a driver license and vehicle inspection. The museum...More

1  Thank svjanis
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Excellent military museum on the base near Schofield Barracks made famous during Pearl Harbor area bombing. The lady working at the museum was really helpful and the displays were outstanding. You will have to take time to provide documents and be checked out to get...More

Thank Biztraveler11
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great place to tour in conjunction with Pearl Harbor. The Japanese attached Schofield Barracks along with several other places on 12/07/1941. If you are a movie buff and have seen the movie "From Here to Eternity" many of the movie scenes were filmed here. The...More

Thank francescaLChicago
Reviewed 14 August 2016

History Of Your Young Service Persons Serving Our Country. Past & Present. Very Thankful To Them. For Doing What Thier Doing For Us. You should where comfortable shoes. A Camera And Take Pictures Of some Of The Area And Surrounding Of the Base. Then You...More

Thank lennavarro2
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

A bit off the beaten path but worth a visit. Thoughtfully curated and near a unique dining spot - the officers club that allows civilians too

Thank PrincetonBelle
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Be aware that if you're non-military, you need to bring a bit of extra paperwork to be able to visit Schofield Barracks. In my case, I wasn't carrying my automobile insurance card. Big mistake. Because my personal auto insurance covers any damages when I rent...More

Thank Frequent_Flyer_Tom
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I'm partial to this museum because my son was stationed at Schofield with a couple of the young men on the fallen soldiers wall. This is a small museum, but worth the visit. It's well laid out and contains much history. There is also a...More

1  Thank Darcy K
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

At the gate, we just needed to provide our licenses and the documents from our rental car. Once inside, the museum is straight ahead. The museum is free, although a donation is encouraged. The inside is dedicated to the 25th Infantry with stories, video, photos,...More

Thank LovesToFly0408
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Museum tracing the history and highlights of the 25th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army. Free. To get onto the base, you need ID for each person, car registration and proof of insurance (rental paperwork covers this). Look ahead from the Macomb entry gate from...More

Thank etweeden
Reviewed 8 August 2015

The rating is not actually for the museum as we could not get in!! Having read the website and downloaded the walk etc before leaving the UK we were under the impression that if you had photo ID and car documents - rental agreement you...More

3  Thank KevinTobin467
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