Uncover the history of Pearl Harbour at the US Army Museum of Hawaii, located within the Fort DeRussy Army Base and not to be missed during your time in Honolulu.
Ideally located just a short 10 minute drive from the famous military institution, Ala Moana Hotel by Mantra provides excellent accommodation near Fort DeRussy. It can also be reached on foot in around 20 minutes if you’re keen to get some exercise and stretch your legs. There’s a scenic beachfront park which is perfect for taking the sea breezes and a popular spot for locals and tourists alike.
Open to the public, you’ll discover manicured gardens and a wealth of history at the US Army Museum, located in Battery Randolph, an important part of this expansive property. Offering free admission for all it's really worth visiting, especially if you're interested in history as there’s fascinating war memorabilia on display including World War II armor pieces and an AH-1 Cobra helicopter.
Built to defend Pearl Harbor and Honolulu during World War I, the Fort DeRussy Army Base in Honolulu is situated right on Waikiki Beach and is an iconic part of the landscape. Now inactive, it is a major point of interest for visitors to Honolulu, with a picturesque recreational area – namely Fort DeRussy Beach Park, featuring grills, exercise equipment, volleyball courts, swaying palm trees and wildlife unique to the area.
Pack a picnic, bring your swimmers and don’t forget your camera to remember the day.