Welcome to Hawai‘i’s Museum

Immerse yourself in Hawaiʻi’s rich culture and heritage at the premier natural and cultural history museum in the state.

Welcome to Hawaiʻi’s Museum

Masks covering both the nose and mouth are required for all staff and guests over the age of 5. COVID cases are unfortunately continuing to surge.  For more information on what the museum is implementing to continue the safety of our visitors and staff, please visit our Health and Safety page.

9 AM – 5 PM

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

9 AM – 5 PM

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day



On View

Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 16, 2021
(Re)Generations Program Series
The (Re)Generations Program Series is presented in conjunction with the (Re)Generations: Challenging Scientific Racism in Hawaiʻi exhibition on display in the J. M. Long Gallery from February 20 – October 24, 2021. The (Re)Generations Program Series is generously supported by McInerny Foundation, Bank of Hawaii, Trustee.
Friday, September 17, 2021
Pau Hana Pū Kākou
The Pau Hana Pū Kākou Series is a bi-weekly live stream program by Bishop Museum researchers, collection managers, and community affiliates.

Saturday, September 18, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Event
Bishop Museum will host three vaccination events in partnership with the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health and The Queen’s Health Systems, no-cost, no-appointment vaccinations will be available.

Saturday, October 2, 2021

The Stars Tonight Online
In October we’ll show you how to find Venus and Mars in the early evening, the Hawaiian Starline Kaiwikuamoʻo and how to use it to star-hop through six constellations including the Southern Cross and more!

Be a Part of Our Story

Celebrate the extraordinary history, culture, and environment of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific with a gift to Bishop Museum. As a partner in the Museum’s work, you can help to sustain vital collections, research, and knowledge, and inspire exploration and discovery with a tax-deductible donation.