Bishop Museum

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 6 publications
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6 expert recommendations


Atlas Obscura

This museum of Hawaiian and Polynesian culture is the legacy of the last descendant of the Kamehameha Dynasty.  Full review →


Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

The longest running collection of Hawaiian artifacts on the islands—and a planetarium that brings you full circle to the future. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Even if you do not have kids, this is a must-see on your vacation. Full review →

It's a great rainy-day diversion; plan to spend at least half a day here.

Michelin Guide 55

Its collection of Hawaiian and Pacific artifacts is regarded as one of the best in the world. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Probably the best museum complex in the world for everything Polynesian (as well as Melanesian and Micronesian), the Bishop is Hawaii’s most famous museum. Full review →



Exhibits include a planetarium and science center, the storied Hawaiian Hall, and precious artifacts from precontact times. Full review →

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