Membership provides you with unlimited free admission to Bishop Museum and Planetarium for one full year. By becoming a member, you will support Bishop Museum’s many educational programs and exciting exhibits. Please consider joining Bishop Museum today and open the doors of exploration and discovery for yourself and your family.

Enjoy all these benefits for 12 full months.

Frequently Asked Questions.


The J. Watumull Planetarium will begin charging Bishop Museum visitors an additional $2.00 fee for each daytime Planetarium show beginning Saturday, February 25th, 2017.

Bishop Museum members will continue to enjoy FREE admission to the daily Planetarium shows; members who wish to attend a Planetarium show just need to pick up a planetarium show ticket first at the Museum Ticket Box.

 Tickets are for a specific show and are available onsite from 9 a.m. on the day of the show.


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If you have General Development questions, please contact Bishop Museum’s Development Office at 808.848.4172 for more information.

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General Membership

Student – $55
Senior – $60
Friend – $70
Dual/Family – $110
Patron – $145
Benefactor – $250
Visionary – $500

Premier Membership

Museum Explorer – $1,000
Preservation Council – $2,500
Charles Reed Bishop Society – $5,000
Pauahi Circle – $10,000