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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 5 days ago

You get to go on to the submarine and go inside to see the workings and sleeping areas well the money for the experience.

Thank seacat123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting and moving monument to the very brave people to endured such cramped conditions under frequent attack for weeks on end. Going below decks isn't recommended for those with mobility limitations or claustrophobia but for the rest, it is amazing and well preserved. If...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited several subs and I'm always amazed at how close the quarters were. It is very interesting to walk the ship. The museum that goes with the admission is interesting, although it could be better. It is a worthwhile stop.

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent visit, a wonderful experience to see how a submarine works, guide was very helpful. Would recommend the visit.

Thank Peter Joseph J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good insight into life on a submarine, one could walk the full length of the inside and also the deck

Thank alan49brisbane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This submarine is in great condition. Baleo class. Great example of WW-2 sub. There are lots of areas to see inside the boat. There are also many vehicles and weapons on display on the grounds in front of the sub. For example, a Kaiten mini-sub,...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour is an awesome photo op. In regards to the submarine, it’s a self-tour in which audio devices are included in the admission. I recommend taking one and listening to the tour audio, as it provides insight and information while you look around the...More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are claustrophobic do not go but thankfully I am not and truly had an amazing time trying to take everything in . To think that so many men worked and lived on Bowfin is mindboggling . There was a dear lady down there...More

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time here. Was part of our Pearl Harbour tour. Could of spent hours below on the submarine, the museum is very interesting as well as the outside exhibits.

Thank Lorraine H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth it. It was pretty warm in there. The audiobook was good. And free with the tour Also a good spot for photos

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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.
29 January 2018|
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Response from thedeadman | Reviewed this property |
Nope. Worked perfectly
16 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!