USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park
At the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park you will get the chance to Explore the history of the Silent Service aboard the USS Bowfin Submarine, the “Pearl Harbor Avenger.” Visitors are given a digital audio player that narrates their tour as they explore this historic WWII submarine to imagine what life on board must have been like for its 80-man crew. USS Bowfin was launched on 7 December 1942 and completed nine successful war patrols. USS Bowfin was acquired from the U.S. Navy in 1979 and opened to the public in 1981. In 1986 it was designated a National Historic Landmark. After boarding the submarine, you can visit the USS Bowfin's world class submarine museum. Here you will explore the intriguing world of submarines, both past and present. Visitors are given a digital audio player that takes you through the tour of this 10,000 square foot Museum. Exhibits include an impressive collection of submarine-related artifacts such as submarine weapon systems, photographs, paintings, battleflags, original recruiting posters, and detailed submarine models, all illustrating the history of the U.S. Submarine Service. A unique exhibit included in the collection is a Poseidon C-3 missile, the only one of its kind to be on public display; of which visitors are allowed to examine its inner workings. Within Bowfin Park also stands a public memorial honouring the 52 American submarines and the more than 3,500 submariners lost during WWII. Don’t miss your chance to enjoy your Entry at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park - only one of the attractions included in the Honolulu Unlimited Attractions Pass. Purchase yours today and get to see the most of Honolulu!