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National Museum of the Pacific War


The Admiral Nimitz Gallery, George Bush Gallery of the Pacific War, the Plaza of the Presidents, Japanese Garden of Peace, Memorial Walk, and the Pacific Combat Zone are all part of the National Museum of the Pacific War, which was tabbed as the fifth-best history museum in the United States in 2020 by USA Today readers. This Smithsonian-affiliate museum is dedicated to all those who served in the Pacific War during World War II. See displays of some of the most notable aspects and events of WWII in the Pacific. Admission: $24 adults; $16 seniors; $7 military w/ID; $10 kids 6+; 5 and under free.   



Hours of Operation
  • Monday: 9AM-5PM
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 9AM-5PM
  • Thursday: 9AM-5PM
  • Friday: 9AM-5PM
  • Saturday: 9AM-5PM
  • Sunday: 9AM-5PM
  • Additional Info: Reservations recommended. Limited walk-up tickets available. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The museum grounds are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, while the Pacific Combat Zone is open Friday-Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.