Pacific Combat Zone



Feel what it was like to walk the wooden dock alongside a PT Boat, stand in the hangar deck of an aircraft carrier as a torpedo bomber is readied for a strike, and view Japanese battlefield entrenchments.

Living History


Shows take place at the Pacific Combat Zone at the William P. Clements, Jr. Amphitheater
508 East Austin Street


This show is not recommended for children under the age of 6 due to loud noises.

No pets are allowed at the Pacific Combat Zone.


2019 Living History Dates

Show times are at 10:30 and 2:00. On Sundays with only one show, the showtime is 10:30 a.m.

*To purchase tickets, click on the date you would like to attend. 

March, 9-10 (2 Saturday, 2 Sunday)   

April, 6-7 (2 Saturday, 1 Sunday)

May, 25-26 (2 Saturday, 2 Sunday)

July, 6-7 (2 Saturday, 1 Sunday)

August, 31- September 1 (2 Saturday, 1 Sunday)

October, 12-13 (2 Saturday, 1 Sunday)

November, 16, 17 (2 Saturday, 1 Sunday) 


Adults: $10.00
Students: $5
Children under 6: Free

Tickets are non-refundable. This is an outdoor program that is canceled only in cases of severe weather. In the case of program cancellation, rain checks will be issued. Not recommended for small children due to loud noise. 

Advance tickets available at the George H. W. Bush Gallery or the Admiral Nimitz Gallery.
Walk-up tickets are sometimes available at the Pacific Combat Zone prior to the program, if the program is not sold out.


Discover the weapons and equipment used by both the American and Japanese forces. See the important roles women played during WWII, and the sacrifice both sides experienced during World War II in the Pacific.






Our thrilling Living History programs immerse you in the sensations of battle, dramatically showing the equipment, weapons and tactics of the U.S. Army and Marines and the Imperial Japanese Army as they fought on Tarawa, Peleliu, Saipan and Iwo Jima.



Experience the human story of WWII in the Pacific Theater told through 55,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, over 900 artifacts, and audio/visual displays.

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