Shrine Room Closed
The Shrine Room of the USS Arizona Memorial will be closed for construction for approximately 5 weeks. Access to the USS Arizona Memorial will still be available during this time and viewing of the construction will be visible.
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World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument provides news releases to local and regional newspapers. Current and past news releases can also be found here on the VALR website. Keep up-to-date on news items by clicking the "News Releases" link above.
Did You Know?
The Japanese aerial bomb that struck the forward section of the USS Arizona ignited the forward magazine causing a catastrophic explosion that sunk the battleship in nine minutes.