Directions and Parking

The Museum is located at 1525 Bernice Street.

Parking is $5 per car, per visit. For more information click here.

Getting to Bishop Museum…

1. Head southeast on Kalākaua Blvd. (toward Diamond Head)

2. Turn left at Kapahulu Ave. 1.5 mi

3. Follow signs for H-1 West

4. Take the ramp onto I-H1 W 4.9 mi

5. Take exit 20A to merge onto HI-63 N/Likelike Hwy

6. Turn right at Bernice Str.

1. Merge onto H-1 Eastbound via the ramp to Waikīkī/Honolulu.
2. Take exit 20A at the Likelike Hwy (State Highway 63).

3. Follow Likelike Highway for a few hundred yards.

4. Turn right at Bernice Str.

1. Walk to the nearest bus stop on Kūhiō Avenue (parallels Kalākaua Blvd one block further from the beach).

2. Get on the #2 ‘School St./Middle St.’ bus. Get off the bus at the intersection of School and Kapālama Streets.

3. Cross School the intersection and walk down Kapālama Ave. (you’ll be headed toward the ocean, ‘makai’, though you can’t see it).

4. At the intersection of Kapālama Ave. and Bernice Str., turn right.  You should see the museum grounds on the left hand side of Bernice and the entrance is about 200 feet up the street (on your left).

NOTE: Travel time is about 1 hour

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Fare will probably be about $25 including tip
Fare will probably be about $17 including tip

1. Purchase a Waikiki Trolley Purple Line ticket here:

2. Hop on the Purple Line Trolley at any of the twelve locations:

T Galleria Hawaii

Duke Kahanamoku Statue

Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel

Aqua Palms Waikiki

Ala Moana Center (ocean side)

Aloha Stadium (Wed, Sat, Sun only)

Pearl  Harbor

Bishop Museum

Pier 38 Fishing Village

Ward Center

Ilikai Hotel

Leaving Bishop Museum…

1. Walk to Likelike Highway located on the left side of the campus on Kalihi Str..
2. Cross the road to catch the “#7 Kamehameha IV Rd. Bus”.

3. When you board, ask the driver for a transfer.

4. Get off the bus on Nimitz Highway, and then wait for the #19 or #20 Airport bus to arrive.

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1. Drive out the front gate of the museum (Bernice Str.), and turn right.
2. At the first corner (Kapālama Ave.) turn left (you’ll be headed toward the mountains, ‘mauka’).

3. Proceed to the stop light (School Str.) and turn left (heading Ewa). Keep in the left lane.

4. Go past the first stop light, and enter the left turn lane at the second stoplight (Likelike Highway/Kalihi Str.).

5. Turn left onto Likelike Highway (you’ll be heading makai), and immediately get in the right lane.

5. Take the H-1 West cut-off.

6. From the H-1 West take the Airport, Hickam, Pearl Harbor Exit and follow the Airport cutoff.

1. Head southeast (toward Diamond Head) on Bernice Str. toward Kapālama Ave.
2. Turn left at Kapālama Ave.

3. Turn right at North School Str.

4. Follow School Street to the Liliha Onramp to H-1 Eastbound

5. Take the ramp onto H-1

6. Take exit 23 for Punahou Str.

8. Follow Punahou Str. to Phillips Str.

8. Turn right at Phillips Str.

9. Turn left on Kalākaua Ave. and follow into Waikīkī.

Click here for a popup-map of this route.

1. Go out the front gate of the museum (Bernice Str.), and turn right.
2. At the first corner (Kapālama Ave.) turn left (mauka).

3. Keep walking until you get to the School Street intersection (Stop Light).

4. The bus stop will be to your left.

5. Take the #2 ‘Waikīkī/Kapi‘olani Park’ bus.

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Museum Hours

Open every day
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

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