How to get to the Battleship Missouri Memorial:
The Battleship Missouri Memorial ticket booth is located across from the entry into the "Valor in the Pacific." The shuttle bus station is located behind the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum. Head for the Navy rockets and the bus stop is to the right.
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General directions from Waikiki:
Take the H1 freeway and follow the "Pearl Harbor" overhead highway signs to the airport. DO NOT TAKE THE "NAVAL BASE" EXIT. Take the exit labeled "Arizona Memorial/Stadium" (Exit #15A). Follow the brown "Pearl Harbor Historic Sites" roadside signs. The brown signs will lead you directly to the Pearl Harbor Visitor center and the adjacent USS Bowfin Submarine Museum.
General directions from West Oahu:
Take the H1 freeway headed East. Take exit labeled, "Aiea/Honolulu", exit #13A, to merge onto HI 78/I-H201 toward Aiea. Take the Stadium/Aiea exit. Keep right, merging onto Moanalua Road. At first traffic light, turn left to merge onto HI -99 E/Kamehameha Hwy toward Pearl Harbor. Turn right at Arizona Memorial Place to the Pearl Harbor Visitor center and adjacent USS Bowfin Submarine Museum.
Hotel pickup is provided at major Waikiki hotels for nominal fees. Ask your hotel’s activities desk for Pearl Harbor Historic Sites shuttle details.
By city bus:
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Catch the city bus, Route 42 to Ewa Beach from Kuhio Avenue. Get off at the USS Arizona Memorial bus stop. Call TheBus at (808) 848-4500 or check their website to confirm bus routes, rates and schedules.
The average one-way fare is approximately $50 to the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.
BAGGAGE AND PARCEL POLICY:
Due to heightened security measures the following baggage and parcel control policy is in effect for all Pearl Harbor attractions: Visitors are not allowed to bring bags of any size. This includes backpacks, diaper bags, fanny packs, camera bags, purses, luggage, shopping bags, large cameras or other items that can offer concealment. This policy is subject to change without notice.
WHAT IS ALLOWED:
Wheelchairs, strollers, walkers, canes, umbrellas, jackets, sweaters, small wallets, medication, small cameras and camcorders, cell phones, and small sealable beverage containers are permitted and subject to inspection.
Baggage storage is provided for your convenience and the security of your personal items. It is located to the right as you enter the WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument. There is a nominal fee of $3 per bag. Please do not leave valuables in your vehicle.
Sandals are permissible (athletic shoes are recommended), but bathing suits or profane T-shirts or caps are discouraged.
HEALTH & SAFETY:
The Battleship Missouri Memorial will immediately captivate you from the very moment you arrive at her entrance gate. As such, please be aware of your surroundings as you cross the pier, board the ship and move about her decks.
- Please remember to take all medication as prescribed.
- Begin hydration well before your arrival and continue to hydrate as you tour the Battleship Missouri Memorial.
- Concessions, vending machines and rest stops are provided on the pier and ship for your convenience.
- Restrooms are located on the pier - just as you enter our gates, and on the ship.
- Pace yourself as you tour the pier and decks of the battleship.
- Always face the ladders and keep your hands free to ensure a firm grip as you ascend and descend her decks.
- Always stay in the designated route and please respect all safety signage.