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Grove Farm Sugar Plantation Museum

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Enjoyable Afternoon!

We recently toured this historic farm while visiting Kauai via a cruise. We had sought an activity... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San DIego
Educational and enjoyable

Our tour of this plantation/museum was definitely worth the trip. we learned a lot and our guides... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Mentor, Ohio
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This 80-acre site was originally a sugar plantation where you can see the original family homestead, the worker's quarters and many fine gardens. Visits are by reservation only, please contact us for arrangements.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
4050 Nawiliwili Rd, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-8600
+1 808-245-3202
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently toured this historic farm while visiting Kauai via a cruise. We had sought an activity which would be new to us, and this was exactly right. Our tour was led by a very knowledgable guide who took over 21/2 hours to answer all...More

Thank WaterGirl55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i think that they might do better to just charge admission and let you walk around. its a pretty small area that you get to see, our tour guide was very nice but really wasnt a tour guide. just not much to see really. i...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Our tour of this plantation/museum was definitely worth the trip. we learned a lot and our guides were very informative.

1  Thank Lois2448
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Bill gave us a wonderful tour of the farm. To understand the island history a trip to Grove Farm is a must. History, architecture and botanical knowledge made for a fabulous tour.

1  Thank fwt4
Reviewed August 2, 2018

We visited the Grove Farm Museum and would highly recommend this tour to everyone. I appreciated learning the history of the sugar plantation world on Kauai and seeing how this one family was an integral part of making Kauai what is it is today. What...More

2  Thank Tricia-OnTheGo
Reviewed July 30, 2018

I believe this would have been a fascinating tour if we had gotten an interesting guide. We went in the afternoon and it seems there are different guides in the morning. The grounds are interesting. Our highlight was a kitten in the barn that we...More

1  Thank bornplaydie
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Our family had a wonderful tour of Grove Farm. Our guide, Schuyler, was very nice, knowledgeable, informative, patient and passionate. You can tell she loves working at the plantation. Among other things, she told us about how the Hawaiian islands were formed due to a...More

1  Thank BrianTennis123
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

A fantastic tour of about 2 hours with only 10 people in group with a knowledgeable Docent. Very enjoyable. Make reservations in advance. Loved it!!

1  Thank Louie7715
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Huge history here, of the good people who built this island. Walking tour on their grounds, friendly volunteers, with cool mint tea and cookies made on-site.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed June 13, 2018

We rang to try and book a tour for Wednesday on Tuesday, a little worried there wouldn’t be room after what we’d read on the internet. However, there was. We got a taxi to the museum as we didn’t have a car and the buses...More

Thank Elizabeth T
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June 13, 2015|
Response from Maile K | Property representative |
As soon as you know your schedule and plans, it is a good idea to call us to reserve. At some times, tours may be fully booked up to a week in advance.