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.
See why every living thing is a machine built to survive, move, and discover, and explore how these marvels of natural engineering inspire us.
The December 7, 1941 attacks on Pearl Harbor on O‘ahu sent reverberations internationally and forged some of the greatest stories of tragedy and heroism we know today.
Patterns, intricate and vibrant, are a trademark of Hawaiian artistic expression, whether stamped onto barkcloth, drawn onto gourds, woven into mats or pricked into skin.
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!
Library & Archives
NEW Public Hours!
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Saturdays, 9 a.m. - Noon
GET 10% OFF when you book tickets for our Monarch’s Tour online, 10 days in advance!
Smart Car Package
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!
celebration of contemporary art from the Americas, Asia, and the Pacific
Ka ‘EleleThe Journal of the Bishop Museum