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.
This is your one stop shop for all museum educational resources for K-12, higher education and informal education.
Explore Hawaiian Culture and History through incomparable treasures from our collections.
Over 125 Years of Print At Your Fingertips! Search our titles and purchase online. Shipping is now available!
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.
Visitors become active participants in exploring areas of science in which Hawai‘i has gained international recognition for cutting edge research – including volcanology, oceanography, and biodiversity.
Ka ‘EleleThe Journal of the Bishop Museum
Explore our collections, their stories, and the research they fuel. Bishop Museum's 25,000,000 objects all have tales to tell!
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.