All visitors are encouraged to take the National Park Service's official “USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour”. This award winning, two hour self guided tour provides you an incredible Pearl Harbor experience and it is like having a park ranger escort you through the visitor center's two museums, with narration on the memorial and along the shoreline for the "Path of Attack" tour. This audio tour is a “Must Do Activity" at the Visitor Center and is hosted by the famous actress-Jamie Lee Curtis, the National Park Service’s historians and dozens of Pearl Harbor Survivors.
National Park Service's USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour
There is a reason why the USS Arizona Memorial is the number one visited destination in Hawaii. Millions of visitors from all over the world come to this majestic setting to see for themselves where World War II began for the United States on December 7th, 1941.
There are no escorted tours allowed at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. This incredible 2 hour self-guided USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour is highly recommended to all visitors that desire a more engaging and enriching Pearl Harbor experience.
Hosted by the famous actress Jamie Lee Curtis, Pearl Harbor Survivors, and the National Park Service historians, this fascinating Narrated Tour has 29 stops and will bring to life the events that changed the Pacific forever.
Let Jamie Lee Curtis guide and narrate for you through the Visitor Center’s two world class museums, with narration aboard the USS Arizona Memorial and then along the shoreline for the incredible "Path of Attack Tour”. Hear firsthand from actual USS Arizona and Pearl Harbor Survivors, as they retell their stories and retrace the events of Dec 7, 1941.
Please check in with your tour confirmation at our USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour ticket counter which is located in the courtyard of the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. This Narrated Tour begins upon check in and is available in English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean and Mandarin. This tour will even translate the National Park Service’s 23 minute movie documentary into the visitor’s language. (Tour is also available in Russian and Italian, but does not translate the movie).
Open 362 days a year, from 7 am to 5pm with free parking. (Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day).
• This program does not include the movie/boat tickets to the USS Arizona Please visit the National Park Service website at recreation.gov (Toll free US/ Canada 1-877-444-6777), tickets are available two months out and are only $1.50 each. Or come early, each day there are an additional 1,300 free tickets given out at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center on a first come, first serviced basis; gates opens at 7am.
• Tour begins upon check in and comes with a free souvenir four color map and guide of the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.
• Free parking is also available at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center
• Rate expires 12/31/18