Bishop Museum

No trip to Honolulu is complete without a visit to Bishop Museum. Your entire family will enjoy exploring the ancient artifacts, visiting the planetarium, and learning about the native wildlife and cultures of the Pacific. Be sure to check out the extensive garden full of unique and exotic plants.

Bishop Museum is one of Hawaii's most important cultural landmarks. The museum was established in 1889 in memory of Bernice Pauahi Bishop, one of the last descendants of the royal Kamehameha lineage. Bernice spent most of her life collecting native artifacts and working to preserve the culture of her homeland. Today, the Bishop museum contains one of the world's largest collections of natural plant specimens, historical artifacts, and archeological exhibits.

The museum is open every day from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. General admission tickets grant access to most of the galleries; you can also purchase an all-access pass that will grant free entry to all of the planetarium shows and special exhibits.

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Honolulu, Oahu