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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 yesterday

Great variety of WWII aircraft and other aircraft as well as incredible overview of Pacific WWII History. Being on Ford Island and in hangers that were present at the time of the Pearl Harbor bombing was incredible.

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Reviewed yesterday

Spent a very enjoyable and informative several hours touring the Pacific Aviation Museum. They have an amazing collection of restored aircraft and related exhibits. Located on Ford Island in hangers that survived the Dec 7th, 1941 Pearl Harbor attack (you can see the actual bullet...More

Thank Rick W
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed our personal guide Dick Gould and the incredible collection of planes. The restoration center was amazing!!!!

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Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautifully refurbished static displays but also include wartime context such as ground personnel, vehicles, etc. Be sure to take the walk to Hanger 79. Sure wish the F-102 restoration had been completed! This museum is a good follow on to the Missouri tour. Shuttle goes...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I would say you need no more than 2 hours to go thru. The exhibits are wonderful and really interesting. I loved looking at the tail art on the airplanes. There are two hangars to go thru. They aren't very far apart. However, the folks...More

Thank joanmaxine
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you love history, airplanes or helicoptors this is the place for you. Very well done and informative. Guided tour for only $10 was well worth it. Thank you Jerry.

Thank Cliff N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Another part of pearl harbour, there again get tickets to see everything if you go, we took a condo tour and that dropped the price of it alot. might want to do this for these tickets for it is quiet expensive.

Thank carolhankins
Reviewed 5 days ago

I found this place a little disappointing. Although it has a good array of past military aircraft and a few nice full scale dioramas many items are in very poor shape. Of course the B17 is one but I didn't care as I love this...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

At $25 per head this is the most expensive ticket in the Pearl Harbor 'park' area but well worth it. Be prepared to spend some time, because there is a lot to see and read. You need to be on your own time and not...More

Thank ARockwallian
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great review of historic place and date. I was stationed on Ford Island in 1971-72 and it was nostalgic. Museum was easy to get around!

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Fresita V
25 August 2017|
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Response from wiilovethebeach | Reviewed this property |
We bought the 65 and went to everything. But absolutely you can get tickets to each individually. I believe the Arizona is free. But we liked having the audio tour headphones, you may have to pay for those, not sure. But... More
Lynetric R
21 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
21 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.