We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 2375-A Main Street, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
Phone Number: 808-244-3326
Improve this listing
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Book ahead on Viator
More Info
and up
Maui Value Pass
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 76 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 26
  • 31
    Very good
  • 15
  • 3
  • 1

Spent enjoyable time with our family looked around. Enjoyed seeing Old Maui. Cannot say too much more about it but it is worthwile visiting

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Glenda E
Greeley, Pennsylvania, United States
Add Photo Write a Review

76 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Greeley, Pennsylvania, United States
Level Contributor
22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent enjoyable time with our family looked around. Enjoyed seeing Old Maui. Cannot say too much more about it but it is worthwile visiting

Thank Glenda E
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
220 reviews
172 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Bailey House Museum is well maintained with original oil paintings by Edward Bailey on display. There is also an amazing display of Hawai'ian artifacts including Duke Kahanamoku's 1919 Redwood Surfboard. There are so many other interesting collections on display. There is a lovely outdoor grassed area for the children to play near the building where a 2 hour film... More 

Thank familyvalue8
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
246 reviews
147 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We habe driven by the Bailey house many times in our 12 years of coming to Maui and finally went in. For $5 very worth it. House goes back to 1840's, with some really interesting waitings of undeveloped Maui from the late 19th century by Mr. Bailey, some interesting history of the Kings of Hawaii and a big selection of... More 

Thank Douglas T
Boise, Idaho
Level Contributor
119 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several artifacts of the native Hawaiian culture, but overall, this stop won't take much time.

Thank PaulaW1
Bear, Delaware
Level Contributor
145 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bailey House Museum is on the road near Iao Valley and is a short drive from Kahalui. It has a number of interesting artifacts ranging from a 200 year old petroglyph to a magnificent table made for General Grant. There is a room dedicated to the Hawaiian kings and queens and another showcasing daily life in the missionary period.... More 

Thank BearTraveler69
Friday Harbor, Washington
Level Contributor
89 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I stopped here because we drove by and thought it might be interesting. It was! There is a lot of history here and you really get a taste of life in the old days.

Thank ben c
Vancouver, BC
Level Contributor
136 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had purchased the Passport to the Past Maui museum pass when visiting the Sugar Museum, because it's price was just a slight premium over the Sugar Museum admission cost. That turned out to be a great decision as it allowed us to see this museum and two others basically for free. This one was, for us, the highlight primarily... More 

Thank Cannuckk
Phoenix, Arizona
Level Contributor
601 reviews
347 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

This window on the lives of the original missionaries settling in Hawaii, is time well spent. It is not grandiose or impressive, but it does a good job of presenting the story in an authentic building

Thank Mike K
Gig Harbor, Washington
Level Contributor
153 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

For such a small place, it wows me how much there is here. Maui history encapsulated and presented in so many ways. The folks here do a great job of telling the story of this island, lovingly and with respect. Even if you go ten times, something new will find you.

Thank LesRose
A TripAdvisor Member
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

This was not near the same experience as the Baldwin house. It was so converted only the upstairs was truly recognizable as a house. The downstairs was mostly gift shop and sign in.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member

Travelers who viewed Bailey House Museum also viewed


Been to Bailey House Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Bailey House Museum staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?