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USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

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11 Arizona Memorial Dr, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-3104
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great to see if u can compare to a more modern sub. Tight is being nice. Not built gor the tall or big. Good to see what it was like. Would hate to be underway in it thou.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 3 days ago

So cool. Such tight quarters but well worth seeing. Hard to believe how compact everything is. It is a little tough to navigate since everything is so tight. The submarine museum is also a good take as well.

Thank tsic
Reviewed 5 days ago

When going to Pearl Harbour, the 2 must do's are the Arizona Memorial and the Missouri tour. The 2 "optional" tours are Bowfin and the Aviation Mueseum. Of the 2 I'd recommend the Bowfin. It wont take much additional time but it's worth it. The...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went thru the submarine, they have this submarine just as it was back in the 40's. One has to walk thru the hatch ways, so you have to step up and at the same time duck to get thru the hatch. They provide you with...More

Thank tom1909
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited pearl harbour today. Such an amazing experience and definitely a must do! All funds go to the park

Thank Midgley13
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're at Pearl Harbor, make sure to get tickets and tour the Bowfin. I have been on the USS Growler in NYC before, but it was still interesting to explore a different sub. Be warned - it is a very tight squeeze to get...More

Thank Jess M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The audio tour was great. You could keep moving at your own pace. Lots to see. Really interesting. Top marks

Thank RATZnz
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was very interesting. The Sub is so small inside. You have to go through very small door ways. If you are claustrophobic or in any way large or incapacitated, forget it.

Thank jexthetraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is living WWII museum that show how much of a sacrifice WWII veteran for our country. I don't recommend this if you are colorphobic there are a lot of tight spaces and hatches that you have to go through. There is an audio guide...More

Thank walt s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A sub is one of those places I cannot imagine living on, so to get to explore and see this submarine was very interesting. Don't forget the accompanying museum. While not as fascinating on the surface as the impressive ship, there's a lot of fun...More

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9 April 2018|
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Response from joecaraboys | Reviewed this property |
The Bowfin itself is just a self-guided walkthrough. It really depends when you go/how busy it is. We went during off-season and it took us about 20-30 minutes.
30 January 2018|
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Response from thedeadman | Reviewed this property |
Nope. Worked perfectly
17 October 2017|
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Response from joanmaxine | Reviewed this property |
At least 2 hours to go thru the museum and the submarine. Don't miss it!