The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum


We are open Wednesday to Monday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The Museum is closed on Tuesdays and Christmas Day (December 25). There is ample free parking on our campus.

Admission Rates

Free Admission for Bishop Museum Members

General Admission
Adult: $19.95
Senior, 65 & over: $16.95
Junior, ages 4-12: $14.95
Child, age 3 & under: Free

Kama‘āina/Military Admission*
Adult: $12.95
Senior: $10.95
Junior: $8.95
Child, age 3 & under: Free

Guest of Kama‘āina/Military*
Adult: $16.95
Senior: $13.95
Junior: $11.95
Child, age 3 & under: Free

*A Hawaii State ID, Hawaii driver’s license or active military identification is required.
Bishop Museum reserves the right to require customers to present collateral documentation establishing residency

Group Rates* (available for groups of 10+ paid non-discount admission)
  Adult $16.95
  Seniors $13.95
  Youths $12.95
  Adults: $9.95
  Seniors $7.95
  Youths $6.95

Groups may request a private docent for an additional fee.

* Group reservations must be made at least a week in advance. Click here to book a group reservation.
For Hawai‘i school group reservations please contact or click here to visit our Education site.

We are located near downtown Honolulu and the Honolulu International airport. Here are detailed directions.

We have a number of activities everyday going on in various places around our campus. A single admission price will allow you to visit all of our galleries, but we encourage visitors to become members and enjoy the many benefits.

Please be aware that animals are not allowed on Bishop Museum premises.  
This restriction does not apply to service animals.


Bishop Museum offers a variety of services to accommodate accessibility to the museum for its diverse guests:

If you require assistance during your visit, please inform one of our staff.

Photography and Videography

Visitors to the Bishop Museum are permitted to photograph and videotape our exhibits. Flash photography is permitted.

Photography and videotaping for commercial use must be coordinated through Kelli Meskin (808.847.8271).

Please note that in certain exhibit areas, videography and photography may be limited due to copyright and/or cultural sensitivities. Please comply with posted rules.

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Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays and December 25.  Parking is free.   Facility rentalsare available.

1525 Bernice Street, Honolulu, Hawai‘i   96817    Phone: 808.847.3511    Fax: 808.848.4147

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