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Wednesday May 5

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1:00 PM  –  1:30 PM


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By purchasing a ticket to the National Museum of the Pacific War online, you agree to wear a mask over your mouth and nose in all Museum buildings.

We follow current CDC Guidelines for masking and social distancing. The Museum is operated by a private, not for profit organization and with approval from the State of TX, we will continue to limit capacity and maintain our established Covid policies for the safety of our staff and guests.   

(ADA accommodations: face shields or bandannas.)

Please select your preferred visit date and entry time at the top of this page. (Click on "Other dates . . . " and "Other times . . ." to see available options.) Begin your timed visit at the George H.W. Bush Gallery, 311 East Austin Street.

Tickets to the National Museum of the Pacific War are available on a limited basis. We strongly recommend that you purchase tickets online. Tickets are available for purchase up to four weeks in advance of your visit. Drop-in timed admission tickets are available as space allows. 

Doors open at 9:00 AM and close at 5:00 PM. The last entry is at 3:30 PM. Visitors purchasing tickets after 3:00 PM should expect an abbreviated visit. 

The Pacific Combat Zone is open from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, daily until March 21. After March 21, it will be open Fridays, Saturday, and Sundays. Timed tickets are not required to visit the Pacific Combat Zone, however, donations are welcomed. 


COVID-19 Guidelines

We follow CDC Guidelines for masking and social distancing. 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 (persons may wear a face shield or bandanna over their mouth and nose).
  • In order to maintain social distancing standards and capacity restrictions, admission is limited. 
  • The galleries have one-way traffic. 
  • Several high-touch features are temporarily closed.
  • Galleries are sanitized throughout the day. 
  • We have automated hand sanitizers in the galleries for your convenience.
  • 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.

Thank you for helping everyone stay healthy.


Select your tickets below. To speed entry into the Museum, please print your bar-coded tickets before your visit, or simply tell us your name when you arrive or have your reservation number available. 

Timed Admission tickets are valid for the day of admission.

Ticket options (subject to availability)

  • Individuals, families, small groups. Each person will need an admission ticket. 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 should 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 responders. Please present professional identification at check-in.
  • Voucher or Certificate Holders. Enter the number of tickets in this category if you have a voucher or a gift certificate for complimentary Museum admission. You must turn in the voucher/certificate at our Admissions Desk.
  • Museums for All. Through Museums for All, a program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, those receiving food assistance can enjoy complimentary admission by presenting their SNAP EBT (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Electronic Benefit Transfer) or Lone Star card at the Admissions Desk.
  • Field Trips, school, and homeschool 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 (minimum 20 persons). Please call 830-997-8600 for information and details

VIP Timed Admissions are available Wednesday through Saturday. VIP tickets provide access for two consecutive days and include in-and-out privileges.

To donate: Round-Up to Support the Mission. Every Round-Up donation matters, whether it's $1 or $100. During December, will add an ornament to our Memorial Courtyard tree in the donor's name for every Round-Up of $10 or more. You may add a Round-Up in any amount to your shopping cart on the next page. 

To reschedule your tickets. We understand that plans change. We will do our best to accommodate requests for rescheduling. Please call 830-997-8600 for more information.

To refund your tickets. Cancellations made more than 24 hours in advance of the timed admission will receive a 100% refund. 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.