Basic Information

Operating Hours and Seasons

The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center is part of WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument, a National Park Service site. The visitor center is open seven days a week, from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and closed three days a year: Thanksgiving, December 25, and January 1.

The visitor center consistently ranks among the top three most heavily-visited tourist destinations in Hawai'i. Visitors should expect heavy visitation throughout the year, but our busiest seasons are summer, winter holidays, and spring break. Daily visitation averages about 4,000 visitors, so reservations are recommended.

Fees and Passes

There is no fee for the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center or the USS Arizona Memorial program. Programs to the USS Arizona Memorial are operated by the National Park Service.

Tickets are required for the program. Visitors can get walk-in tickets on the day of their visit (based on availability), or they can reserve online at

Please note: The Senior National Park Pass is not needed for entrance, because there is no fee. You also cannot purchase a Senior Park Pass at WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument. However, senior passes can be purchased online. Other annual passes can also be purchased online.

Permits and Reservations

Reservations can be made either two months or 24-hours in advance, through Please keep in mind that you will pay a non-refundable $1.50 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 12 tickets per person per day.


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Pets are not permitted inside the visitor center, grounds, historic sites or on the USS Arizona Memorial. Service animals, however, are allowed.

Last updated: January 29, 2018

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Mailing Address:

National Park Service
WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument
1845 Wasp Blvd. Bldg. 176

Honolulu, HI 96818


(808) 422-3399

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