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Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, Honolulu

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Many of the exhibits at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor focus on the Pearl Harbor attack and World War II. As you enter, see Hangar 37, a former seaplane hangar that survived the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941, and was the first hangar developed for the museum. In Hangar 37, admire an authentic Japanese fighter plane and American bombers, and learn about how America manufactured planes and trained pilots to mobilize for war. Next, visit Hangar 79, another survivor of the attack, which has bullet holes on the windows of its doors. Many contemporary jets, historical helicopters, and civil aircraft are housed in Hangar 79. Beyond Pearl Harbor history, the museum features a short film, photography exhibit, and other materials related to aviation, World War II, and life on the island. After touring the museum, test your skills as a pilot on one of the flight simulators. Put Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor at the forefront of your travel plans using our Honolulu vacation generator.
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  • It's obvious that allot of work has gone into making this museum happen. It's good now but could be great with a little more work. There are a few very nice aircraft on display in the main hangar alon...  more »
  • Our tour guide had extensive knowledge and was great. Would definitely visit again if ever on Oahu. Highly recommend.  more »
  • Just fantastic collection of rare planes restored most of them and displayed in such a way that you feel you are back in time and you are in original old hangers with bullet holes from fighter planes ...  more »
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  • It was amazing and humbling to learn we were standing inside the very place of the first attack on Pearl Harbor. the information plaques and exhibits are very informative and interesting. we had a great time!
  • Overall fantastic experience with balanced approach to history. Was very impressed that this tried to call tell the story from both sides. Also very cool to stand on the spot where WW2 for the Pacific was ended.
  • Awesome pieces of history. Tanaka is the most energetic tour guide I've ever been privileged to have, he did an excellent job.
  • Not enough signs to explain the aircraft, but it's super cool being able to walk up to the jets and touch them or stick your head up where the landing gear goes.
  • If you are looking for just aircraft's Air and space museum in DC was much better and free. Only thing here is its historic significance ... $25/person​ for just 10-15 aircrafts in display :(