- 1 Is Ford Island open to the public?
- 2 How do you get to Ford Island Hawaii?
- 3 Where can I buy tickets for Pearl Harbor?
- 4 What is the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum?
- 5 How do I get free Pearl Harbor tickets?
- 6 Can you go to Pearl Harbor without a tour?
- 7 Why did Japan attack us?
- 8 Is Pearl Harbour open for visitors?
- 9 What is the best way to tour Pearl Harbor?
- 10 How long does it take to tour Pearl Harbor?
- 11 Do you need to book Pearl Harbour tickets in advance?
- 12 Is there a shuttle from Waikiki to Pearl Harbor?
- 13 What are Pearl Harbor hours?
- 14 What does the Passport to Pearl Harbor include?
- 15 Is Pearl Harbor free for military?
Is Ford Island open to the public?
Battleship Missouri Memorial and Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum are both located on Ford Island and are only accessible to the general public via the shuttle buses which depart from the Visitor Center every 15 minutes. Visitors with a valid military ID or contractors’ permit are able to access Ford Island directly.
How do you get to Ford Island Hawaii?
Access to Ford Island is controlled at the entry control point on the Ford Island Bridge. Under normal THREATCON, personnel with a valid DoD sticker and DoD identification will be allowed access onto Ford Island.
Where can I buy tickets for Pearl Harbor?
Reserving Tickets Recreation.gov is the only official reservation website for Pearl Harbor National Memorial’s USS Arizona Memorial Program.
What is the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum?
Housed in an authentic World War II-era hangar, Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum’s Hangar 37 is home to the artifacts of our collection that tell the story of America’s involvement in World War II from the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor to the Battle of Midway and beyond.
How do I get free Pearl Harbor tickets?
Walk-in to the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center Before 7:00 am. 1,300 walk-in tickets are available daily on a first come, first served basis at the Visitor Center. We recommend arriving before 7:00 am to increase your chances of receiving a ticket.
Can you go to Pearl Harbor without a tour?
Yes, you can visit Pearl Harbor without a tour.
Why did Japan attack us?
The Japanese intended the attack as a preventive action to keep the United States Pacific Fleet from interfering with its planned military actions in Southeast Asia against overseas territories of the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and the United States.
Is Pearl Harbour open for visitors?
The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, museums, and bookstore are open as usual from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, seven days a week. Our partner sites – the Battleship Missouri Memorial, the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park, and the Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor – are also open as usual.
What is the best way to tour Pearl Harbor?
Do-It-Yourself Pearl Harbor
- Go online to nps.gov/valr and reserve tickets before you arrive.
- Wake up at 7am to book it online for the next-day ticket.
- Get up early and stand in line at the Visitor Center.
- Book a sightseeing tour.
How long does it take to tour Pearl Harbor?
Those Pearl Harbor Tours take from 6 to 13 hours. Pearl Harbor can also be visited as part of an island tour. For those who are only mildly interested in WWII history, but want to see the island, we recommend the Pearl Harbor & Oahu Island Tour. That tour spends approximately 3 hours at Pearl Harbor.
Do you need to book Pearl Harbour tickets in advance?
Should Pearl Harbor Reservations be made in advance? We suggest that guests make reservations for their Pearl Harbor tour at the same time as when they are planning their trip to Hawaii. Tickets are limited and for many people, a Hawaiian vacations aren’t something you are able to do every year.
Is there a shuttle from Waikiki to Pearl Harbor?
Honolulu-based transportation company Roberts Hawaii launched shuttle service between Waikiki and Pearl Harbor on May 1.
What are Pearl Harbor hours?
The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The visitor center, two museums, and USS Arizona Memorial program are free for all visitors. The visitor center is closed three days a year: Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1.
What does the Passport to Pearl Harbor include?
The Passport to Pearl Harbor consists of a set of tickets for each of the attractions. You will have access to the Pacific Aviation Museum and Battleship Missouri on Ford Island as well as Bowfin Museum at the World War 2 Valor In the Pacific National Monument.
Is Pearl Harbor free for military?
Active and retired service members, and their families, are being invited to visit the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites free of charge. A valid military I.D. must be presented at the Ticket and Information Booth at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center or onsite at each of the Historic Sites.