Operating Hours and Seasons
The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center is part of the Pearl Harbor National Memorial, a National Park Service site. Pearl Harbor consistently ranks among the top three most heavily-visited tourist destinations in Hawai'i. Daily visitation averages about 4,000 visitors.
The National Park Service (NPS) is working service wide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and using a phased approach to increase access on a park-by-park basis. Based on guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities. Here you'll find the most current alerts and conditions at the park.
Fees and Passes
There is no entry fee for the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, and no ticket is required to see the museums. The USS Arizona Memorial program does require a ticket, but tickets are free. Visitors can get walk-in tickets on the day of their visit (based on availability), or they can reserve online at www.recreation.gov. Programs to the USS Arizona Memorial are operated by the National Park Service.
The National Park Pass is not needed for entrance, because there is no fee. You also cannot purchase the National Park Pass at the memorial. However, passes can be purchased online.
Permits and Reservations
Reservations can be made either up to 7 days or 24-hours in advance, through www.recreation.gov. You will pay a non-refundable $1.00 convenience fee per reserved ticket. You are not paying for your free USS Arizona Memorial program ticket; you are paying a convenience fee to make your reservation. There is a reservation limit of 5 tickets per person per day.
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Pets are not permitted inside the visitor center. Service animals, however, are allowed.