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Pearl Harbor Historic Sites: USS Arizona

Pearl Harbor Historic Sites: USS Arizona

Advanced online reservations are available for this World War II memorial

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December 7, 1941, will forever remind Americans of the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor and the island of Oahu, Hawaii. The bombing of Pearl Harbor led the United States into war with Japan—and, on a larger scale, into World War II. The USS Arizona Memorial marks the resting place of sailors killed on the USS Arizona during the attack.

The National Park Service offers individual and group advanced reservations for the USS Arizona Memorial tour and all of the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites on the south shore of Oahu.

You may purchase tickets for the USS Arizona Memorial tour up to six months in advance (a minimum of two days in advance) for a non-refundable reservation fee of $1.50 per ticket. The 75-minute tour begins at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center with a documentary film followed by a Navy-operated shuttle boat ride to the Memorial. You can also reserve an audio tour with your ticket, or purchase the Passport to Pearl Harbor, which includes the USS Arizona Memorial with audio tour plus general admission to all of the other Pearl Harbor Historic Sites including the Pacific Aviation Museum, the USS Bowfin Submarine and the Battleship USS Missouri.

The National Park Service will continue to provide first-come first-serve tickets at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center but remember: over one million people visit the Memorial each year, and especially during the busy summer months—a reservation is the best (and only) way to ensure that you will have a ticket for a particular day and time.

Make your reservations now for the USS Arizona Memorial tour (or for all of the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites) or visit the National Park Service World War II Valor in the Pacific website to learn more about the history and culture of Pearl Harbor, to view photos and videos or to plan your visit.