World War II Valor In The Pacific National Monument

at 1 Arizona Memorial Pl, Honolulu, 96818 United States

This is the official Facebook page of World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, including the USS Arizona, Oklahoma, and Utah Memorials.


World War II Valor In The Pacific National Monument
1 Arizona Memorial Pl
Honolulu , HI 96818
United States
Contact Phone
P: (808) 422-3399
Website

Description

World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument (VALR), part of the National Park Service (NPS), operates and maintains the USS Arizona Memorial at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. VALR is also the caretaker for the USS Oklahoma Memorial, USS Utah Memorial, six Chief Petty Officer Bungalows located on Ford Island, and Mooring Quays F6, F7, & F8, which formed a part of Battleship Row. The mission here at VALR is to preserve and interpret the stories of the Pacific War. Know Before You Go! There are many ways to travel to the USS Arizona Memorial: 1. Your own vehicle (please do a GPS search for "Pearl Harbor Visitor Center") 2. Via public transportation (www.thebus.org) 3. Taxi cab 4. Through one of the many commercial tour companies (permitted by the NPS) that provide this service for a fee. What can I do at the visitor center? There is no charge to come to the visitor center. We have two museums, as well as exhibits along the harbor, that are free and open to the public. The USS Arizona Memorial program is also FREE, but each participant must have a timed ticket (except for small children that can sit in your lap). The program includes a 23-minute documentary in our theater, followed by a US Navy boat ride to the memorial, time at the memorial, and a boat ride back. All together, the program lasts about 75 minutes. New programs begin every 15 minutes, with the first starting at 7:30 am and the last at 3:00 pm. No programs begin at 12:15 and 12:30. How do I get tickets to visit the USS Arizona Memorial? 1. Walk-In Tickets: 1,300 walk-in tickets are available daily at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, which opens at 7:00 a.m. Tickets are FREE and available on a first-come, first-served basis. All members of your party must be present to receive a walk-in ticket. If you would like walk-in tickets, please arrive early! Even if you arrive early enough to secure tickets, you may have a few hours to wait before your tour if you come during our busy seasons (Christmas break, spring break, and summertime). 2. Reserve Tickets Online: You can reserve tickets up to two months in advance. You can also reserve next-day tickets starting at 7 a.m. HST the day prior to your visit. To make your reservation, please go to www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777. Reservations book up quickly (especially during summer months), so plan ahead! Tickets to the USS Arizona Memorial are FREE, but if you reserve online, there is a $1.50 NONREFUNDABLE convenience fee per ticket. Please pick up reserved tickets one hour prior to your USS Arizona Memorial tour. Unclaimed tickets at the time of entry to the theater will be reissued to the general public. Security measures at the monument: Strict security measures prohibit purses, handbags, fanny packs, backpacks, camera bags, diaper bags, luggage and/or other items that offer concealment. Visitors may bring cameras, cell phones, and wallets, although since no bags are allowed, you are encouraged to pack lightly. A storage facility operated by the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park is available near the entrance to the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. There is a storage fee of $4 per bag. This facility is in operation daily 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Visitors may use the same bag storage and parking stall for visits to all Pearl Harbor Historic Sites. Where can I park? The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center has several large parking lots with free parking for visitors. Although federal law enforcement officers and security bike patrols monitor the parking lots, please do not leave items of value in your car. What is the atmosphere on the memorial? Visitors to the USS Arizona Memorial, the USS Oklahoma Memorial and the USS Utah Memorial should remember that these places commemorate those who died as a part of the December 7, 1941 attack. These memorials are places of honor, inspiration, reflection, and quiet contemplation. Visitors are asked to assist in maintaining an atmosphere of decorum. Military personnel planning to go to the USS Arizona Memorial must be in their dress uniform. For answers to more of the most frequently asked questions, please go here: https://www.nps.gov/valr/faqs.htm. The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.

Opening time

  • Mondays: 07:00- 17:00
  • Tuesdays: 07:00- 17:00
  • Wednesdays: 07:00- 17:00
  • Thursdays: 07:00- 17:00
  • Fridays: 07:00- 17:00
  • Saturdays: 07:00- 17:00
  • Sundays: 07:00- 17:00

General Info

This is the official Facebook page of World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument (VALR). Welcome to VALR's Facebook Page. We hope this will be a place where you feel comfortable sharing information and experiences about VALR with one another. While this is an open forum, it is also a family friendly one, so please keep your comments and wall posts clean. Please be considerate of the opinions of others. In addition to keeping it family friendly, we ask that you follow our posting guidelines here. If you do not comply, your message will be removed. We do not allow graphic, obscene, explicit or racial comments or submissions, nor do we allow comments that are abusive, hateful or intended to defame anyone or any organization. We do not allow solicitations or advertisements. This includes promotion or endorsement of any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency. Such posts and/or links are subject to deletion. People who continue to post such content and/or links may be subject to page participation restrictions and/or removal from the page. We do not allow attempts to defame or defraud any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency. We do not allow comments that suggest or encourage illegal activity. You participate at your own risk, taking personal responsibility for your comments, your username and any information provided. Posting of external links on this site that are intended as advertising (or to drive traffic to websites unrelated to VALR), or do not contribute to dialog and discussions about VALR may be deleted. People who continue to post such links may be subject to page participation restrictions and/or removal from the page. External links do not constitute official endorsement on behalf of the U.S. National Park Service or the U.S. Department of Interior. Mailing Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd. #176 Honolulu, HI 96818

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