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USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

11 Arizona Memorial Dr, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-3104
+1 808-423-1341
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“subs” (138 reviews)
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11 Arizona Memorial Dr, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96818-3104
+1 808-423-1341
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was hard to see how the men worked in this submarine but it was very moving to view. Would I go back. Yes . Would I recommend Yes. Pearl harbour was very much a must see tour

Thank Jennie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the sub more than the museum but both were interesting. 15 bucks for both so was pretty cheap. It right beside the Arizona memorial so worth doing both if you are going to Pearl Harbor.

Thank Valhallaman
Reviewed 1 week ago

The audio headphone tour of the USS Bowfin was excellent. It gave a great idea of what serving on a WWII sub would have been like including some audio clips from actual WWII sub vets. Highly recommended!

Thank CraigM1027
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I served in the Navy during the Vietnam war aboard a nuclear powered submarine. While the Bowfin was a diesel boat it was very useful in sharing my memories of life at sea aboard a submarine with my wife. The smells and other tactile sensations...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The USS Bowfin Submarine which was launched in 1942, gives a person a birds-eye view of what it was like to be submerged in tight quarters, with an average patrol length of 43 days. The primary weapon was the torpedo, which was the first compartment....More

Thank maegwin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Other than the Arizona Memorial, this may have been out favorite Pearl Harbor attraction. The old submarine can be explored at your own pace. It is fascinating to be in its narrow passageways, see the tiny showers, massive engines and the stacked bunkbeds. The kitchens...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nominal fee to get into the Bowfin - I think it's $3. Usually has no wait. Nice thing to check out and get photos with. Good for families - very young kids probably will get little out of it. If you have a family, after...More

Thank Lyle--Sportvictoria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared for tight spaces! The audio tour was very informative. My kids enjoyed seeing each part of the submarine.

Thank Nicki N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The submarine USS Bowfin was in immaculate condition, every piece of brass was shining and the paint fresh. You have to pay extra to go in here but is was worth it. I went with an ex-Australian military defence worker and they gave us an...More

Thank RandolphCarter1919
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the headset for an informative tour of the submarine. Worth seeing if you've never been on a sub, so make sure it's on your tour.

Thank Maxine S
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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!
Carolyn W
20 June 2016|
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Response from dennis y | Reviewed this property |
As you know submarines are cramped quarters and can be hazardous to those who are not as well health wise to negotiate these kinds of exhibits.. they should have a warning g at the point of ticket purchase as well as... More