USS Bowfin Submarine


Member Rating 3 out of 5 by ggflier on May 5, 2004

Near the Arizona Memorial visitor center, lies this submarine used during World War II. It is credited with sinking 16 vessels. The park offers a submarine tour, a museum featuring an exhibition of the history of submarines and related artifacts, and a mini-theatre. There is a waterfront memorial honoring submariners lost in World War II.

Operating hours are daily from 8am–5pm and adult admission is $8. There is a walkman headphone audio tour to guide you through the tight quarters of the Submarine. Take advantage of it, as there are lots of interesting facts and info that is offered throughout the tour. It was really pretty amazing to see things like the tiny sleeping and eating quarters for the submariners, the machinery, and hear about the daily regimen these men had to follow.

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park
11 Arizona Memorial Dr
Oahu, Hawaii, 96818
(808) 423-1341

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