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USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour

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    National Park Service's  USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour

    There is a reason why the USS Arizona Memorial is the number one visited destination in Hawaii. Millions of visitors from all over the world come to this majestic setting to see for themselves where World War II began for the United States on December 7th, 1941.

    There are no escorted tours allowed at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. This incredible 2 hour self-guided USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour is highly recommended to all visitors that desire a more engaging and enriching Pearl Harbor experience.

    Hosted by the famous actress Jamie Lee Curtis, Pearl Harbor Survivors, and the National Park Service historians, this fascinating Narrated Tour has 29 stops and will bring to life the events that changed the Pacific forever.

    Let Jamie Lee Curtis guide and narrate for you through the Visitor Center’s two world class museums, with narration aboard the USS Arizona Memorial and then along the shoreline for the incredible "Path of Attack Tour”. Hear firsthand from actual USS Arizona and Pearl Harbor Survivors, as they retell their stories and retrace the events of Dec 7, 1941.

    Please check in with your tour confirmation at our USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour ticket counter which is located in the courtyard of the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. This Narrated Tour begins upon check in and is available in English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean and Mandarin. This tour will even translate the National Park Service’s 23 minute movie documentary into the visitor’s language. (Tour is also available in Russian and Italian, but does not translate the movie).

    Open 362 days a year, from 7 am to 5pm with free parking. (Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day).

    Important Information
    • This program does not include the movie/boat tickets to the USS Arizona Please visit the National Park Service website at recreation.gov (Toll free US/ Canada 1-877-444-6777), tickets are available two months out and are only $1.50 each. Or come early, each day there are an additional 1,300 free tickets given out at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center on a first come, first serviced basis; gates opens at 7am.
    • Tour begins upon check in and comes with a free souvenir four color map and guide of the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.
    • Free parking is also available at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center
    • Rate expires 12/31/18
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    A must see for all Americans visiting Honolulu. Very well explained, so don't bother with the headsets.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank 92OB107
    Reviewed 19 June 2019

    Ticket: I have been there twice. Last year, we paid about $50 each for a tour. But you don't need to. This year, we arrived at 6:35am by Uber. The door opens at 7am. We were able to get the 7:30am tickets. Kids: Great for...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank joanne-z-nz
    Reviewed 18 June 2019 via mobile

    I enjoyed the tour and the information from the headsets, it made it all very easy to do it at your own pace. The short documentary on the screen was very well done and bought home how the attack on Pearl Harbour actually happened. I...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank LynetteS35
    Reviewed 7 June 2019

    This site is a very significant memorial to the lost marines of the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and the narrated tour is a must-do. Jamie Lee Curtis narrates every part of the war memorial section and then you see a video presentation on...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Marg B
    Reviewed 4 June 2019

    We boarded the shuttle and departed to the area around the memorial. I had visited on prior trips to Oahu. I was still a great experience.

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank bogeNEIowa
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    Kristen P
    26 June 2019|
    Response from contaakt33 | Reviewed this property |
    The fee you pay on site, I believe is strictly for the Memorial. I just payed the basic fee which is for a ferry ride to the Memorial. The lines to wait for the ferry are long. But there is a covered waiting area (standing... More
    Donald m
    26 May 2019|
    Response from Suzanne K | Reviewed this property |
    It’s still under repair and may take up to another six months to fix, still worth the visit as the boat shuttle gets close for pics
    Key Details
    • USS Arizona Memorial
    • Duration: 2h
    • Printed Paper Ticket Required
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish
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