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This US Army fort dates back to 1909 when it was built to defend Pearl Harbor and Honolulu. Today it houses the US Army Museum, with exhibits ranging from ancient native weapons to Vietnam War exhibits. Huge gun emplacements still exist.

On Saturday evenings in the summer months, Roman Catholic masses mixed with Hawaiian pageantry are celebrated at sunset. Call 808-263-8844 for a schedule. The fort is open Tuesday through Sunday 10am to 4:30pm.

Admission is free and group tours can be arranged.

Location: Kalia Rd, Waikiki Hawaii Telephone 808-438-2821

Other History nearby:
(Honolulu) Aliiolani Hale
(Pearl Harbor) Battleship Missouri Memorial
(Honolulu) Bishop Museum
(Kaneohe) Byodo-In Temple
(Waimea - Oahu) Captain James Cook's Arrival in Hawaii
(Honolulu) Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace

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