The Multimedia Narrated Tour tickets are good for the entire day between 7 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on the day of your reservation.
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 where World War II began for the United States on December 7th, 1941.
This incredible self-guided, multimedia-narrated 30-60 min Tour is highly recommended to all visitors who 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 numerous historical stops and brings to life the events that changed the Pacific and the world forever.
Jamie Lee Curtis will 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 and see firsthand stories from actual USS Arizona and Pearl Harbor Survivors as they retell their stories and retrace the events of Dec 7, 1941.
No escorted tours are allowed at the Pearl Harbor National Memorial, so these NPS-approved multimedia tours are the Only OFFICIAL Tours of the park.
Please check in with your confirmation at our USS Arizona Memorial Tour desk, located in the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center courtyard.
This self-guided multimedia narrated tour begins upon check-in and is available in 9 languages. English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Italian and Russian. This tour will 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).
The Audio Tours DO NOT include National Park Service boat tickets to the USS Arizona Memorial or movie. Please visit https://www.recreation.gov/ticket/233338/ticket/16 to reserve those tickets.
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This program DOES NOT include the movie/boat tickets to the USS Arizona Memorial. Please visit https://www.recreation.gov/ticket/233338/ticket/16
Please check in with us at our USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour desk, located in the courtyard of the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Strollers are allowed in the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, but not in the theater. You will be able to leave your stroller by the entrance of the theater and pick it up at the end of your program. Please keep in mind that this means you will have to hold your child for the duration of the program (about an hour and 15 minutes).
We have restrooms located throughout the visitor center. Please keep in mind that there are NO public restrooms on the USS Arizona Memorial. Please plan accordingly.
Other than clear bottled water, there is NO food or drinks allowed in the theater, on the shuttle boats, or at the USS Arizona Memorial. However, food and drinks are allowed at the visitor center, which has a small snack shop with sandwiches and drinks. The nearby Pacific Fleet Submarine Museum has a lunch truck. There is a restaurant at the Pacific Aviation Museum, and the USS Missouri Battleship has a lunch truck. There are also many restaurants a short drive away from the visitor center.
While cameras, water bottles, wallets, and other small items can be brought on site, no bags (or other items that offer concealment) are allowed at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. However, there is a bag storage facility, located at the Pacific Fleet Submarine shuttle bus stop, where you can store your belongings for a fee of $6 per bag.
Visitors are reminded that they are visiting a site of tremendous loss of life in service to our country. Military visitors to the memorial are within the bounds of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, and military regulations relating to military dress are enforced by Navy personnel. Per the Pacific Commander, military visitors in uniform are required to dress in Class B or better in order to gain access to the USS Arizona Memorial. Battle dress uniform is not allowed on the memorial, though it is allowed throughout the visitor center and at sites on Ford Island. Military visitors are welcome to wear civilian clothes when they visit.
The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center has reserved accessible parking in the front parking lot. The restrooms, theater, exhibit galleries, bookstore, information desks, drinking fountains, Navy shuttle boats, and USS Arizona Memorial are all fully-accessible to visitors in wheelchairs.
There are also many locations throughout the park for visitors to sit and rest. Please keep in mind that there is no seating at the memorial.
For visitors with hearing impairments, the documentary shown in the theater is fully-captioned (in English).There is an induction loop for use with hearing aids. Visually-impaired visitors will find signage in braille in addition to tactile models of various interpretive resources throughout the site.