Everyday our staff and volunteers lead free guided tours throughout our campus. Learn about the history, peoples, plants and animals of the most remote archipelago on Earth.
Visit Shop Pacifica for the best in Hawaiian fashion and handmade creations, Bishop Museum souvenirs, local snacks and so much more.
Hawaiian plates, poke bowls, sandwiches, and snacks are available from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily.
The ‘ahu ‘ula and mahiole of Kalani‘ōpu‘u are now on display, together again in Hawai‘i for the first time in more than two centuries.
Explore the cultural and natural history of these mysterious isles.
Get ready to explore at Bishop Museum in the new exhibit Dora and Diego—Let’s Explore!
Bishop Museum collections from Hawaii and the Pacific are among the largest and most important in the world.
Learn about the research projects Bishop Museum scientists are working on in the Hawaiian Islands and the greater Pacific Basin.
Explore our collections, their stories, and the research they fuel. Bishop Museum's 25,000,000 objects all have tales to tell!
Now on exhibit !
The ‘ahu ‘ula and mahiole of Chief Kalani‘ōpu‘u
J. Watumull Planetarium
Stars & Guitars
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Free audio tours are available in English, Hawaiian, Japanese, Chinese, and Korean.
Experience NASA's satellites, in our newest exhibition, at the J. Watumull Planetarium!
We are pleased to share with the public some of the many databases and online resources that help our researchers analyze and study Hawai‘i and the Pacific region.
Enjoy special events, lectures, workshops, and exhibit previews throughout the year with other members of Bishop Museum's `ohana.
Provide a steady stream of support for Bishop Museum's collections, research, and education programs.
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Working with the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum is about more than just paying the bills.