1 Arizona Memorial Place
Honolulu, Hawaii 96818
General Information (808) 422-0561
Administration (808) 422-2771
FAX (808) 483-8608
Open Sunday through Saturday 7:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Interpretive
programs, including a documentary film about the attack and the
boat trip to the USS Arizona Memorial, begin at 8:00 A.M. (7:45
A.M. in summer). The last program each day begins at 3:00 P.M. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.
From the Honolulu/Waikiki area take either Ala Moana/Nimitz Highway
or H-1 freeway West. While on H-1 look for the USS Arizona/Stadium
exit, #15a. The USS Arizona Memorial is located on the shoreline
overlooking Pearl Harbor directly off of State Highway 99 (Kamehameha
Highway) about a 45-minute drive west of Waikiki.
For those without cars, several alternatives by bus are available:
Honolulu public transit buses stop regularly at the visitor center
and can be boarded in Waikiki. The #20 bus is the most direct line.
A commercial transportation company in Waikiki runs round-trip bus
service to the visitor center. Various commercial tour bus operators
include the USS Arizona Memorial on their sightseeing itineraries.
For information call (808) 422-0561.
The USS Arizona Memorial is free. There is no entrance fee or activity
fee. Free tickets for the program are issued on a first come, first-served
basis at the front desk in the visitor center.
The USS Arizona Memorial museum is located in the visitor center
complex. There are also several wayside exhibits along the waterfront.
The Remembrance Exhibit displays the names of those
who died on December 7, 1941, that were not on the USS Arizona.
The interpretive program, for which visitors are given free tickets
at the visitor center, consists of a brief talk by a National Park
Service ranger or a Pearl Harbor Survivor, followed by a 23-minute
documentary film on the Pearl Harbor attack. Immediately after the
film, visitors depart the theater for the boat landing, where they
will board a Navy shuttle boat and begin their trip to the USS Arizona
Memorial. All visitors disembark on the Memorial and will return
to the visitor center a short time later on another shuttle boat.