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9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas

Daily Programs

Getting Here

1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, HI 96817


Plan Your Visit

Hawai’i Monarch’s Tour

Free Guided Tours

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.

Mobile Audio Tours

Free audio tours are available in English, Hawaiian, Japanese, Chinese, and Korean.

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Enjoy special events, lectures, workshops, and exhibit previews throughout the year with other members of Bishop Museum's `ohana.


The ‘Ahu ‘ula and Mahiole of Kalani‘ōpu‘u

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.

NASA’s Earth Observing Mission

Experience NASA's satellites, in our newest exhibition, at the J. Watumull Planetarium!

Journeys: Heritage of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

Explore the cultural and natural history of these mysterious isles.

Planet Shark: Predator or Prey

Leave the outside world behind as you dive into the incredible underwater world of sharks.


18th Annual Bernice Pauahi Bishop Dinner

Join us for our 18th Annual Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum Dinner on Saturday, August 13, 2016 as we celebrate Our Museum, Our Legacy!

Daily Planetarium Shows

Every day we have planetarium shows for all ages and interests.

Stars and Guitars

Upcoming Special Events

Check out what's coming up at the Museum


Explore Our Collections

Bishop Museum collections from Hawaii and the Pacific are among the largest and most important in the world.

Into the Field

Learn about the research projects Bishop Museum scientists are working on in the Hawaiian Islands and the greater Pacific Basin.

Ka ‘Elele – The Journal of the Bishop Museum

Ka ‘EleleThe Journal of the Bishop Museum

Online Data

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.

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Provide a steady stream of support for Bishop Museum's collections, research, and education programs.

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Join Our Team

Working with the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum is about more than just paying the bills.