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Sunday November 22

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11:00 AM  –  11:30 AM


Your ticket purchase helps support the mission of the National Museum of the Pacific War and we thank you. 


FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED IN ALL MUSEUM BUILDINGS. Reasonable ADA accommodations will be made.

The National Museum of the Pacific War is open on a limited basis and by reservation. To reduce opportunities for contact transmission, we strongly recommend that you purchase tickets online. Tickets are available for purchase up to four weeks in advance of your visit.

Tickets are valid only for the day of admission. (At this time, there are no in-and-out privileges.) Drop-in admission is as space is available. 

To help maintain our capacity restrictions, we currently offer limited timed admission 11/18 through 11/26 and 11/27 through 11/29. Doors open at 9:00 AM. The last entry is at 3:30 PM. Visitors purchasing tickets after 3:00 PM should expect an abbreviated visit. The Museum doors close promptly at 5:00 PM. The Museum will be closed Thanksgiving. We will return to normal operations (open Wednesday through Sunday and closed Monday and Tuesday) on December 2. 

The Pacific Combat Zone is open from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Timed tickets are not required to visit the Pacific Combat Zone, however, donations are welcomed. Victory in the Pacific living history programs are cancelled through the rest of 2020.


COVID-19 Guidelines

We repeat: staff and visitors are required to wear masks over their mouths and noses in the buildings.

  • If you do not have a mask, we will provide you with a disposable mask when you check-in for your visit. Reasonable ADA accommodations will be made.
  • In order to maintain social distancing standards, reservations are limited. 
  • The galleries have one-way traffic only. 
  • Several high-touch features are temporarily closed.
  • Galleries are sanitized throughout the day. 
  • We have automated hand sanitizers in the galleries for your convenience.

The health and safety of our visitors, members, volunteers, and staff are our first priorities. Although staff will be in the galleries to sanitize high-touch areas, we will remind visitors of our “house rules”:

  • If you are sick, please stay home.
  • If you feel uncomfortable for any reason, please plan to visit us another day.
  • Look at, but don’t touch the exhibits.
  • Wash your hands, refrain from touching your face, and use hand sanitizer often. 
  • Unless you’re with your family or visiting as a group, maintain 6' of physical distance between you and others. Provide space for other guests to pass comfortably and safely.
  • There is limited restroom access at this time.

Thank you for helping everyone stay healthy.


INDIVIDUALS OR SMALL GROUPS. You must reserve your tickets online (scroll down to see your options). Ticket sales are subject to availability. Children five and younger are free but still need to have a ticket or reservation. 

MEMBERS. As a benefit of membership, your tickets are complimentary, however, members must still reserve tickets. If you are a member, please select the ANF-Member and, as appropriate, Member-Guest option on the ticket menuTo become a member, please visit https://www.pacificwarmuseum.org/get-involved/individual-memberships/). For more information, please call our Membership Director at 830-997-8600 x 242.

FIRST RESPONDERS AND MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS. The Museum offers discounted admission to medical professionals or first respondersPlease select First Responder on the menu below. Professional identification must be shown at check-in for free admission. (If you are unable to attend after making reservations, please let us know so that others may enjoy admission to the museum.)

VOUCHER OR CERTIFICATE HOLDERS. Advanced reservations are required. Enter the number of tickets in this category if you are the recipient of a voucher or a gift certificate for complimentary museum admission. Please note that you must bring your voucher/certificate in addition to your ticket printout to our Admissions Desk.

MUSEUMS FOR ALL. Advanced reservations are required. Through Museums for All, a program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can enjoy complementary admission by presenting their SNAP EBT (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Electronic Benefit Transfer) or Lone Star card and reserved tickets at the admissions desk. 

FIELD TRIPS, SCHOOL and HOME SCHOOL GROUPS. Minimum of 12 students/group. Please complete the form at https://www.pacificwarmuseum.org/discover/field-trips/. Our education team will guide you through the next steps.

GROUP VISITS (more than 25 persons). Please call 830-997-8600 for information and details.



MAKE YOUR RESERVATION TODAY! Book your desired date and time and purchase your tickets below. You may choose to print your bar-coded tickets before coming to the Museum or simply tell us your name (or have your reservation number available) upon entry. You will begin your timed visit at the Bush Gallery, 311 East Austin Street.

RESCHEDULE YOUR TICKETS. We understand that plans change. We will do our best to accommodate requests for rescheduling. Please call 830-997-8600 to for more information.

REFUND YOUR TICKETS. Cancellations made more than 24 hours in advance of the timed admission will receive a 100% refund. Given current COVID protocols, tickets are non-refundable within 24 hours of the timed admission and are considered a donation to the museum in support of our mission to educate and inspire present and future generations about WWII in the Asiatic Pacific Theater and the relevance of its lessons.

Thank you for your patience and support. Buy your tickets below.