Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > Destinations > South Pacific - Hawaii
Register Forgot Password?

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old April 8th, 2002, 07:57 PM
bug_dan
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default USS Arizona

For those of you planning on visiting the Arizona Memorial, you cannot take purses, backpacks, diaper bags, camera bags, in short nothing that could conceal a weapon etc into the memorial. This includes the building where you view the film before boarding the launches out to the memorial. There is nothing available at the memorial to store these items. For a complete list visit the Park Service web site, hope I get this right [url]http://www.nps.gov/usar/index.htm[url]. I understand these restrictions also apply to the Bowfin and the USS Missouri.

Dan
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old April 18th, 2002, 09:26 PM
Member
Passenger
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Posts: 74
Default Re: USS Arizona

Thanks for the info - planning a visit in May - will leave the pocketbook home. Any problem with carrying cameras (of course in plain view)?
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old April 19th, 2002, 01:27 PM
bug_dan
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: USS Arizona

Cameras are permitted, just not in camera bags.

Dan
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old August 19th, 2002, 08:21 AM
10X
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: USS Arizona

We were there in February and we were prepared for this, somewhat.

After touring the USS Arizona Memorial and museum, we bought a few things, which were put in bags. We next went to the USS Bowfin, but had to check the bags (no charge) before we could board the sub. After completing that tour, we bought a few more items then went to get on the trolley to take us to the USS Missouri. We were surprised to learn that there are no bags allowed on the trolley, either. We had to remove all items from the bags (save them in your pcokets), and hold them in our hands or put them in our pockets. After boarding the Missouri and taking in the sights, we stopped at their gift shop and bought a couple more things - and they put them in bags.

When I asked about the items being in bags, I was told that this only applied to boarding and once on board it was OK to have bags. Everything now went into the USS Missouri bags and the bags from our pockets, which made for easier carrying, and we did not have any problems for the rest of the tour.

So it appears the only time you must actually remove the items from the bags and carry them is from the time you board the trolley until after you board the Missouri. However, this assumes you do the tours in that order.

You can buy a reduced price combo ticket to do the Bowfin and the Missouri at the Bowfin site.

Cameras are allowed, just not the camera bags.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Excursion to USS Arizona/Mighty Mo SassyB South Pacific - Hawaii 8 August 15th, 2007 05:18 PM
USS Kennedy being decommissioned msblackjack Chit - Chat for Cruisers 20 March 25th, 2007 03:53 PM
USS Missouri @ Pearl Harbor TEEJAY South Pacific - Hawaii 5 March 5th, 2004 02:45 PM
Menu at USS on Infinity cathy Celebrity 3 March 10th, 2002 08:10 AM
Silverware for USS United States BC2001 Celebrity 2 July 28th, 2001 09:26 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:11 PM.
design by: Themes by Design

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1