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“Interesting displays and exhibits” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Kauai Museum

Kauai Museum
4428 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
808 245 6931
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Ranked #5 of 8 Attractions in Lihue
Type: History Museums, Natural History Museums, Museums
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Owner description: A natural history museum in Kaua'i.
Portland, Oregon
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 attraction reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Interesting displays and exhibits”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Museum is housed in an historic Hawaiian building. The displays ranged from describing life on the island to the impact of World War II on Hawaiians. Lots of mammal, birds, fish, and other island artifacts. Presented an overview of Kauai history through exhibits and films. Worth a stop if interested in island history.

Visited February 2014
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Sparks, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Very Sweet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This Museum is undergoing a decrease in space which is problematic because they offer so much to learn about. The building is historic & in good condition.The personnel are very nice & are knowledgeable about the history of Kauai & very willing to share their information. The gift shop offers a great variety of reading material, videos, music cds, and decorative & wearing apparel at reasonable prices & variety.

Visited May 2014
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Northern NJ
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Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Definitely worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

If you are interested in Hawaiin heritage this is a great place to visit. My wife and I enjoyed our time there. Not good for young kids as they would be bored.

Visited July 2014
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Los Osos, California
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18 attraction reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Good movies”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Great exhibits of local woodworks--a large canoe will soon be reinstalled as a centerpiece.

Nice grounds, including a picnic area.

Very interesting HI history film shown continuously. Includes interviews with natives very unenthused with recent developments, both social and physical. (A plea to help them maintain their pre-tourist lifestyles.)

Visited June 2014
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Ramona, California
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“Kauai and Niihau”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Lovely displays, tours and staff. You will be surprised and delighted and want to linger longer than you may expect. Enjoy!

Visited July 2013
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