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New Kauaian Display

The new artifacts from ancient Kauai was so interesting! It is well organized easy to follow a... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
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The Place to Start Your Visit on Kauai

This is an excellent museum to discover the history of the island, both ancient history and present... read more

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A natural history museum in Kaua'i.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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4428 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1338
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The new artifacts from ancient Kauai was so interesting! It is well organized easy to follow a timeline of events. Also the new Surf Display in the second building is a lot of fun!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an excellent museum to discover the history of the island, both ancient history and present day. We listened to the Ancient Hawaiian Culture Talk that started with an old chant sung by the women working in the museum and then continued through ancient...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped here to kill some time before our evening flight. It was interesting, but rather expensive at $15 dollars, from my perspective

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The presentation by the docent was wonderful, she is very knowledgeable and helpful. The artifacts grt

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nicely organized and the staff so helpful. We enjoyed the museum and learning of Kauai history. In addition, liked the surfing history. Didn't realize Bethany was from Kauai.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is very well taken care of. Most of the volunteers are very knowledgeable of Kauai’s history.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We always make a point of stopping in to visit the museum when we are on Kauai! This trip, we were able to make it there twice and it was wonderful as always! I just wish they had updated their website when they found out...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a stop if you're interested in Kauai and Hawaii history and archaeology. Great gift shop with good selection of books.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish there was kama’aina rate on weekdays. But so far family happy about the tour. Staff approachable.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the day and were waiting for our flight to the mainland. We knew of the museum and stopped by. What a surprise! First we listened to a docent speak on how the Polynesians navigated and some interesting info on current sailing vessels. And...More

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15 July 2018|
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Response from knit1pro | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's a small museum so it depends on how in depth you want to get. We were there about an hour and a half, partly because we stopped to listen to a lecture that was going on.
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11 March 2018|
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