Temporary Suspension of Scheduled Boat Tours to the USS Arizona Memorial
Contact: Eileen Martinez, 808-422-2771 x 124
Regular boat tours to the USS Arizona Memorial will not be operating on the following dates:
However, all other visitor center facilities and programs will be open including the visitor center theater, museum, bookstore, interpretive exhibit panels and audiotours. The boat tours are being suspended during these dates due to construction work on the boat docks.
During this time, visitors may still enjoy the following visitor center facilities and programs:
Visitor center theater:
Live WebCam of USS Arizona Memorial:
Visitor center book store:
Interpretive exhibit panels:
About the USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center
Currently, the USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center is undergoing a $58 million replacement and expansion of its facilities and campus. The visitor center will remain open during the two-year construction period with a grand opening celebration scheduled for December 2010.
The visitor center is open 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. every day except Thanksgiving, December 25 and New Year’s Day, with USS Arizona Memorial program tours beginning every 15 minutes, and the last program starting at 3:00 p.m. Admission is free and tours are given on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are not accepted.
If you have questions, you can access recorded information at (808) 422-0561. To reach a National Park Service representative, call (808) 422-2771 x 119. The web site address for World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument is: www.nps.gov/valr/.
Did You Know?
There were 1.4 million gallons of fuel on the USS Arizona when she sank. Over 60 years later, approximately nine quarts still surfaces from the ship each day. Some Pearl Harbor survivors have referred to the oil droplets as "Black Tears."