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Honolulu Museum of Art

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Address: 900 S Beretania St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-1495 (Formerly Honolulu Academy of Arts)
Phone Number: 808 532 8701
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One of the world’s premier art museums presents international caliber...

One of the world’s premier art museums presents international caliber special exhibitions and features a collection that includes Hokusai, van Gogh, Gauguin, Monet, Picasso and Warhol, as well as traditional Asian and Hawaiian art. Located in two of Honolulu’s most beautiful buildings, visitors enjoy two cafés, gardens, and films and concerts at the theater. Other location: Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House

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Doris Duke Gardens

I have wanted to visit Doris Duke gardens for ages. You first must visit the Museum of Art. They then transport you by bus to the gardens as they are in a private residential... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have wanted to visit Doris Duke gardens for ages. You first must visit the Museum of Art. They then transport you by bus to the gardens as they are in a private residential area. The house and gardens are just too delightful. Well worth the 2 buses and 1 taxi to find the place. It is in such a... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I highly recommend going here. It's quaint, peaceful, and inspiring. There's a little cafe and numerous intricately decorated courtyards outside of the main gallery. It's also not "touristy" at all with none of the kitsch that some Hawaii attractions are heavy with. Go get your art on!

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a gem in Honolulu. Each building is connected by open air walkways and beautiful gardens. There's a lovely combination of Hawaiian art and modern art.

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Santa Clara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful Museum is built around courtyards, a very nice place in and of itself. A good collection of pacific islands art. Wonderful cafe. Parking was a bit of a challenge.

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Victoria Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this gallery or museum as its known. There is so much to see and yet so few tourists take time out to have a look. Be one of the smarter travellers and drop in.

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Big Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always visit the art museum when in Honolulu. Outstanding collection. Love their collection of woodblock prints. Nice courtyard for lunch. Free parking.

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not a huge art buff, but had some time before my visit to the Shangri La and was able to visit their Asia galleries. I was very impressed by the breadth of their collection, and wish I had budgeted more time to check out their Hawaiian art gallery! If I'm ever in Oahu again I will be sure to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bigger than it seems, bit of a rabbit warren area that takes a few hours. Not a huge Art fan but some well known names are noticed. Access is easy by the local tourist Trolley/Bus, makes it an easy go see. USD$10 entry per person, There was a cafe available but I never seen/found it as I was out of... More 

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Portland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked to the Honolulu Museum of Art on a warm afternoon and we were treated to one of the best regional art museums we have ever been to. The louvre it is not but it has an amzing array of art from the renaissance and earlier to modern pop art and later works. One would not expect to find... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good, diverse collection. Wished there were more Hawaiian artists represented. Food in restaurant was good but staff were kind snobby.

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