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Bishop Museum

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Spending a few hours in Hawaii's largest museum is one of the best ways to really get to know America's 50th state. Highlights include exhibits on Polynesian culture, 22 million specimens of animal and plant life and an "active" volcano display.

Discover the natural and cultural history of Hawaii at the Bishop Museum. The museum was founded in 1898 as a place to display the family heirlooms of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the last descendant of the royal Kamehameha family. Today the museum is the premier cultural and natural history museums in the Pacific, with an ever-changing schedule of exhibitions and daily interactive programs.

Explore Hawaiian Hall, renovated in 2009, where the three floors correspond to the physical and spiritual realms of the Hawaiian people: Kai Äkea, the wide expanse of the sea; Wao Känaka, the realm of man; and Wao Lani, the heavenly realm. Through songs, chants, and mo'olelo stories, you'll discover the voices of Hawaiians, past and present.

Closings

Tuesday and Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

Phone: (808) 847-3511

Website: Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum

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Great Historical Information and Exibits
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Comments about Smart Destinations Bishop Museum:

Bishop Museum has done some great remodeling. It has been years since I have been through the Hawaiian Hall but it is really worth seeing. The feather cloaks and headdresses are amazing and in perfect shape. The history before civilization came in and then then changes after they did were so interesting. A real must for History buffs

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Hours

Wednesday - Monday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Please note, Go Oahu Card holders may enter this attraction until closing or 5:30pm, whichever comes first.

Driving Directions

Take the H-1 West to the Houghtailing exit. Take a right onto Waikamilo Drive and turn left at the next traffic light onto Bernice Street. If taking the H-1 East from the Airport or West side of Oahu, you can take the Likelike Highway exit and take the next right onto Bernice Street.

Public Transportation

Take “The Bus” Number 2 or City Express B “School Street/Middle Street” Bus to the corner of Kapalama and School. Walk a block south to Bernice Street and a half a block west to the entrance of the Bishop Museum.

Address

1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, HI 96817
  • Open year-round
  • Good for families
  • Parking available
  • Restaurant or snack bar
  • Restrooms
  • Disabled access
  • Reservations not required

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At a Glance

Address

1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, HI 96817

Phone: (808) 847-3511

Website: Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum

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