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Kauai Museum

4428 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1338
+1 808-245-6931
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Very interesting, most of it well presented. Parking nightmare

Most exhibits were interesting and well-presented, with good signage. However, the new exhibit of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
texafornian66
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San Anselmo, California
Great Museum!

Here you will find a comprehensive History of the Hawaiian people and the early beginnings. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
daveb914
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San Jose, California
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A natural history museum in Kaua'i.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (44 reviews)
“second building” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4428 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1338
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+1 808-245-6931
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Most exhibits were interesting and well-presented, with good signage. However, the new exhibit of items found on the royal barge had no explanations--nothing about the barge & its history, where its shipwreck was found, how it was excavated, what the items in the exhibit were....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Here you will find a comprehensive History of the Hawaiian people and the early beginnings. We were able to get in on a tour by a local docent. She focused primarily on the early peoples and life on the Islands. Very informative tour. It is...More

Thank daveb914
Reviewed 1 week ago

A well thought out and planned museum. Well worth your time to help understand Hawaiian culture. Do not miss the movie.

Thank Nevin L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed your visit to the Kauai Museum. The exhibits and historical time-line allowed for smooth flow through the entire history and culture of the Hawaiians people.

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Thank jimmymU7940JU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love his museum and visit whenever I am on the island. Chucky has done a great job of keeping it interesting and telling the story of Kauai. The docent and people in the gift shop were great! We were there on a Saturday and...More

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Thank 546kayl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the artwork and learning about Kauai. Staff and volunteers were kind and cordial - and knowledgeable

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Thank JamesAllen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and two friends enjoyed the experience of visiting this museum. I have been to Kauai many times and had to thank my friends for the encouragement they got to find the Kauai Museum. The location was good and the price was very good with...More

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Thank Percy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little museum filled with lots of historical information on Kauai’s history. Plan to spend at least 3 hours if you want to take in all that they have to offer. The portraits and photos are superb.

Thank TAS2775
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My trip to the museum was the most information I got the whole trip. I love learning about other cultures and how things started.

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Thank pennysmith7487
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kauai Museum is spread out between two old buildings. The first is pre-contact and Hawaiian royalty. The second is missionary and agricultural influence. Very well done for a small local museum. The gift store is all Hawaiian made items and Hawaiian books. I bought a...More

Thank horsewoofie
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Stephclayb
23 March 2016|
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Response from Lorna H | Reviewed this property |
I would contact the Kauai Museum at their web site or call them at 808-245-6931 Huleia school is not a functioning school at his time--that I know of-- but the museum may know where the site was Also Grove Farm Museum... More
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Weslois
14 August 2015|
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Response from Christine K | Reviewed this property |
I have never heard of a "lazy river" on Kauai, especially near the museum, it is in the middle of Lihue town.
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tiggy2001
27 January 2015|
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Response from canada777-1207 | Reviewed this property |
Older kids yes, but really its a quiet subdued museum, and fairly small. I think kids would be bored and you would be busy keeping them from getting into things. Good luck
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