Disclaimer: This is not the official website for Smart Destinations.
A $22.00 value which is included in the Oahu Go Card.
The Battleship Missouri is a heroic part of the United States’ involvement in World War II. She fought in the battle of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. And after that she continued to play a key role: it was on the Missouri that the Japanese signed their surrender to the United States on september 2nd, 1945. This marked the end of this war.
The big controversy about this ship doesn’t revolve around how it marked the end of WWII but more so on how it spanned through, not one, but three wars with an epic story to tell. Want to find out more? Take one of four remarkable tours of the ship to uncover the true history of the Battleship Missouri.
Not only is the Battleship Missouri a legendary battleship, but it was also the last US battleship to be built. Missouri is now newly refurbished and ready to put you on deck for the tour of a lifetime. Setting foot on the ship that ended World War II is gives you a feel of its historical presence.
Definitely don’t forget to check out the place where one of many Japanese Kamikaze pilots slammed directly into the hull with its zero fighter airplane.
The Battleship Missouri, known as ‘the Mighty Mo’, has a miraculous tale to tell after having been through World War II, the Korean War, and finally, in her last role, the Gulf war.
Being the last battleship to be built in the United States this masterpiece of a ship was flagged as remembrance of its service in World War II. After being decommissioned in 1992, Missouri was stored at Washington States Naval Shipyard. Millions in renovation have been devoted to her throughout 2010, and now she’s back and ready to put on a show for people looking to take a dip back into this heroic episode of World War II.
What does the tour include? You ave access to the ships surrender dock, and exclusive access to where the kamikaze plane flew through the ship’s hull.
63 Cowpens Street
Honolulu, HI 96818
Save up to 55% on this attraction and 30+ other Oahu attractions with the Go Oahu Card: