The USS Arizona Memorial will close early on April 23, 2009
Contact: Eileen Martinez, 808-422-2771 X 124
The USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center will close one hour early on April 23, 2009. This is due to a temporary water shutoff connected with construction activities of the new visitor center campus.
The last program (which includes the navy boat ride to the memorial) of the day will begin at 2:15 p.m., concluding at 3:30 p.m. The visitor center will close at 4:00 p.m.
Normal operations of the visitor center and memorial will resume the following day. Regular business hours are as follows: visitor center opens at 7:00 a.m. and closes at 5:00 p.m. The first program of the day begins at 7:45 a.m. and the last program of the day begins at 3:00 p.m.
Did You Know?
Although the USS Arizona was stricken from the official register of U.S. naval vessels after the attack, on March 7, 1950, she was symbolically "re-commissioned" when a flagpole was erected on the ship.