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Kauai Museum

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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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All reviews gift shop second building hawaiian history rainy day interesting artifacts hawaiian royalty wonderful collection pre contact captain cook on display rice street guided tour great introduction couple of hours lots of history worth a stop sugar cane
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the museum while biding our time before we had to go to the airport. We will visit again as there was not enough time to take in the great amount of information. Truly a place to learn much of Hawaii and Kaua'i's history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mspittypat11
Reviewed 1 week ago

From my warm welcome when I entered this museum and until I left, I felt the friendliness and enthusiasm of the staff. They were so helpful. It started with an orientation so I could get the best from my visit. There is a video that...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Carmen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum will give you a good overview of Kauai history. Lots of original artifacts demonstrating the original islander life as well as colonial and more recent history. Very inexpensive admission and you can return as many times as you like within 7 days if...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jerjon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a wonderful lind Woman, who shared her knowledge of Kauai and Ni’ ahuh. Her pride and passion for this wonderful Island is inspiring. Thank you for the time and care you put into the museum. It truly shows.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Road60913131460
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just the right size of displays and information. We liked that the natural history was woven into the human history.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Destination606593
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our recent visit to the Kauai Museum. Admission is reasonable and you receive a nice souvenir as a TY. We spent probably 2 hours going through all the displays as we found it very interesting. The highlight was talking story with James...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ChicagoGreg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kauai Museum is saturated in history! So interesting to learn about the various aspects over the centuries that make Kauai the beautiful island that it is today. Love the section on surfing! It provides a more recent (yet important) part of what draws people...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank olgamariemsn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is worth visiting if you have time. There are a variety of displays that detail the history of Kauai. It is not huge but is well put together and has a variety of displays from musical instruments to historical records.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank moveinon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The overall museum is well done, from the choice of building to the displays contained within. Knowledgeable docents bring the history to life as they share stories of Kauai's rich history. Definitely worth a visit. Don't forget to visit the museum gift shop as they...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Laurie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit. The Auntie who gave our introduction was great!! we loved the photos and paintings.

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Pinnipedia
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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Response from patriciaheller51 | Reviewed this property |
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