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Kauai Museum

4428 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1338
+1 808-245-6931
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Kauai Museum

The Kauai Museum was absolutely super and good for all sorts of people and interests. The staff is... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
suecbell
A quick visit before leaving the island

After having lived on on Kauai for several years and re-visited may times, I had never been to the... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
steenchristensen67
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A natural history museum in Kaua'i.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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4428 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1338
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Kauai Museum was absolutely super and good for all sorts of people and interests. The staff is friendly, knowledgable and informative.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

After having lived on on Kauai for several years and re-visited may times, I had never been to the museum. So, even though time was short, I snuck in a quick visit...and was very glad I did. Not only was the tourguide very knowledgable (though...More

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Thank steenchristensen67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It sometimes rains in paradise! This was a full afternoon and we didn't exhaust the resources. The docents were cheerful and so helpful and knowledgeable. The exhibits are interesting and offer a lot of information. We will be back.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

mostly painting of local history. There is a guide who will tell you stories for an hour of local history. Very good if you really want first hand stories but most of it you won't remember

Thank Ed P
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

1  Thank texafornian66
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 10 November 2017

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 8 November 2017

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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Reviewed 7 November 2017

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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Reviewed 7 November 2017

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

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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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