Timed Admission Tickets

Open Wednesdays through Mondays

9:00a to 5:00p CST (last ticket sold at 3:30p)

Closed Tuesdays

We offer two admissions options: Timed Admission tickets are available Wednesdays through Mondays and VIP Two-Day Passes are available Wednesdays through Sundays. Drop-in timed admission tickets are available as capacity allows.

We strongly recommend that you purchase tickets online. Tickets are available for purchase up to four weeks in advance of your visit.

Timed Admission

Timed Admission tickets are valid for the designated day of admission. Your Timed Admission ticket provides access to the Admiral Nimitz Gallery and the George H. W. Bush Gallery. Although you may select your admission time, once in the Gallery, you may enjoy the exhibits until the Museum complex closes at 5:00 PM.

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 Memorial Courtyard and Japanese Garden of Peace are open daily until 5:00 PM free of charge. You may enjoy these at your leisure until the complex closes.

The Pacific Combat Zone is open Friday through Sunday from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Timed Admission tickets are not required to visit the Pacific Combat Zone, however, donations are appreciated.

Click Buy Tickets to select your preferred date and then select your timeslot. (Click on "change date" to see other available options.)

VIP Two-Day Passes

Many visitors prefer a more leisurely visit to the National Museum of the Pacific War. VIP Two-Day Passes provide access for two consecutive days and includes in-and-out privileges from 9:00 AM the day of your initial visit to 5:00 PM the following day. VIP TWO-DAY PASSES are available Wednesdays through Sundays. Click VIP Two-Day Passes to purchase yours

COVID-19 Guidelines

  • We recommend that you wear a mask when in any of the Museum buildings. If you don't have a mask but wish to wear one, we will be happy to provide a disposable mask for your comfort.
  • We encourage you to be mindful of social distances when in the buildings, and wash your hands, refrain from touching your face, and use hand sanitizer.

Thank you for helping everyone stay healthy.

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 your scheduled 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.

Round-Up to Support the Mission. Every Round-Up donation matters, whether it's $1 or any other amount. You may add a Round-Up in any amount to your shopping cart on the next page.

Thank you for your support.