Flag Raising Service

Flag Raising Service

You must provide your own flag; the flag must have 2 grommet holes to be flown; sizes 3’x 5’ or 4’x 6’ are preferred. Please allow us at least one week to fly and return your flag.

A $25 Flag Raising Fee will be charged, this is a tax-free payment that directly supports the ongoing restoration and preservation of Battleship Missouri. The flag raising service includes a personalized Certificate of Authenticity.

Flag raising onboard the Battleship Missouri can be done by local request, in person, or out of state request. Please follow the instructions to complete your request:

Local Request

  • Complete the Flag Raising Service Form and drop it off along with the flag at the security shack  located at the entrance of the Battleship Missouri Memorial (Drop off: Daily from 5:00am-7:00pm).  
  • Once the flag is flown and the certificate is ready, you will be notified to pick it up and pay the fee at the Ticketing Counter on the pier (Pick-up hours: daily from 8:00am-4:00pm).
  • **if you use Gmail as your email, please check the SPAM folder for the reply**

    In Person Request 

    • Complete the Flag Raising Service Form and email it to to schedule a time to come to the ship to raise the flag (Monday to Friday: 8:00am-3:30pm) . The process takes approximately 15 minutes and reservations are required. The fee will be collect on the day you raise the flag. 
    • **if you use Gmail as your email, please check the SPAM folder for the reply**

    Out of State Request

    • Complete the Flag Raising Request Form and mail the flag, the request form and a prepaid self-addressed return postage (Label…no stamps) for a Medium Flat Rate Box via USPS or FEDEX or UPS to:

           Battleship Missouri Memorial
           Attn: Special Events
           63 Cowpens Street
           Honolulu, HI 96818
    • Once the flag is raised and certificate completed, we will notify you with a receipt. Then return your flag and flag certificate in the box via USPS or FEDEX or UPS using the return postage you provide.
    • Payment can be provided by check or credit card.
    • For check, please make it payable to:

              USS Missouri Memorial Association, Inc.
              Attn: Special Events
              63 Cowpens Street
              Honolulu, HI 96818

    • For credit card please fill out the Credit Card Form or we will call you for the information.

    If you have any questions about the Flag Raising process, please email or call (808) 455-1600 ext 225 for more information.

    **if you use Gmail as your email, please check the SPAM folder for the reply**

    The ship is closed to the public on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

    On December 7, the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center holds the 80th National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Commemoration; therefore, the visitor center is not open to the public until 11:00 am. The shuttle service to Battleship Missouri Memorial won’t be available until 11:00 am.

    Safe Access Oahu program
    The City and County of Honolulu has enacted its Safe Access Oahu program. Effective September 13, all employees and visitors to the Battleship Missouri Memorial, Pacific Fleet Submarine Museum and Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum must show proof of full vaccination or a lab generated negative COVID-19 test result taken within the previous 48 hours, as well as valid id to enter. Children under 12 years old are exempt.
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    As the state of this public health emergency changes from day to day, we will remain focused on keeping our employees and our visitors safe, healthy, and informed. For more information on how to safely visit the Mighty Mo, click here.

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