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“Great Hawaiian collection” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bishop Museum

Bishop Museum
1525 Bernice Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817
808 847 3511
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Ranked #14 of 266 things to do in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: This museum founded by banker Charles R. Bishop in 1889 is famous for its Polynesian artifacts.
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Honolulu
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“Great Hawaiian collection”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a very pretty building with a fantastic Hawaiian collection. It is very traditional--a room of feather leis, cases of stone artifacts, ect. It is not exciting, but is a one-of-a-kind.

Visited June 2013
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“WOW!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

This is an excellent museum with a great history. Plan on taking several of their (free) tours. You need to allow at least four hours here. It is very well done!

Visited May 2013
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“History of Hawaii”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

A great way to see the History of Hawaii.. So much to see. Wonderful way to learn about a great place.

Visited September 2012
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“Interesting Hawaiian History Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

If you are interested in any Hawaiian History or Culture, Bishop Museum will satisfy your curiosity and answer your questions. Beautiful grounds and historic buildings that offer something for your whole family. They offer traveling exhibits and local exhibits. Staff is friendly and willing to interact and answer questions. Tours are offered. Gift shop and cafe too. We bought annual passes to Bishop Museum and enjoyed a different experience each time we came to visit.

Visited May 2013
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“Old Hawaii”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

This is a very large museum (three levels), and it has an amazing collection of artifacts dating from at least the time of Captain Cook. His death was such a tragedy, and deeply regretted by the Hawaiian tribes.

Visited June 2013
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