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 the nose and mouth are required for all staff and guests over the age of 5. Per government order, visitors 12 years old and older are required to provide proof of vaccination upon entry or a negative COVID-19 test, taken within 48 hours of your visit. For more information see 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

Sunday, January 23, 2022

Donuts and Dinos

Start your Sunday morning with a roar! Guest will enjoy donuts, hot cocoa, and coffee outside the Expedition Dinosaur: Rise of the Mammals exhibit and get access to the exhibit gallery before the museum opens to the general public. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet our baby T-Rex, Mo’o Nui!

Saturday, February 5, 2022

Pusong Filipinx the Market

In February our Planetarium Education staff will show you how to find Orion and the bright wintertime stars of Kekāomakaliʻi, the return of Nāhiku (the Big Dipper) to our evening skies, and where to look for planets.

Available Every Day

Planetarium: Wayfinders

This full-dome program puts you on the deck of the voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa as you explore traditional Polynesian navigation and find your own way to Tahiti from Hawaiʻi. Produced by Bishop Museum in collaboration with Polynesian Voyaging Society and 1001 Stories.

Available Every Day

Experience the Aurora
Over seven months in the Arctic Circle, Evans and Sutherland’s crews captured timelapse images of the Aurora Borealis with high-resolution digital SLR cameras outfitted with fisheye lenses.

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.