Tour a Famous BattleshipO‘ahu

The USS MISSOURI secured its place in history as the site of Japan’s unconditional surrender to the United States that brought an end to Japanese involvement in World War II. The formal papers were signed on the deck of the battleship Sept. 2, 1945.

The 887-foot battleship—5 feet longer than the Titanic—is moored near the USS ARIZONA MEMORIAL. The pairing of the two battleships symbolizes the beginning and end of American involvement in WWII.

The “Mighty Mo” saw service in three wars spanning more than five decades; its final operational mission occurred December 7, 1991, when she sailed into Pearl Harbor and took part in the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the attack.

The Missouri launched the “HEART OF THE MISSOURI

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TOUR in November 2012, opening areas never before available for exploration—including its massive boilers, plotting and engine rooms, and the Broadway, the longest and widest passage on the ship—in the hopes of answering many frequently asked questions about America’s last battleship. Tour capacity is limited to 10 per group, and guests must be at least 10 years old; advanced reservations are recommended. Closed-toe shoes are mandatory.

The MIGHTY MO PASS includes your choice of the Mighty Mo Tour (35-minute tour led by a knowledgeable battleship tour guide), Acoustiguide Tour (audio tour) or Guide2Go iPod Tour (audio-visual tour).

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