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Address: Tours arranged through Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 South Beretania Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814
Phone Number: +1 808-532-3853
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Doris Duke's home, built in 1930, is an architecturally significant home...

Doris Duke's home, built in 1930, is an architecturally significant home which includes a collection of Islamic artwork.

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What a treat

You can find inspiration in this home. If you enjoy decorative arts and or Islamic culture this is your spot. You will go home with new respect for both.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Bayonne, New Jersey
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Bayonne, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can find inspiration in this home. If you enjoy decorative arts and or Islamic culture this is your spot. You will go home with new respect for both.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A friend arranged this for us to visit and we had little idea of what we were in for. We'd visited the art gallery before but didn't know it managed this place as well. A bus takes you there and then you are guided through the house. The architecture, artworks and views are really something else and need to be... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We live on Oahu and I have visited at least 3 times with guests. It is an amazing collection and a gorgeous location. It is hard to get tickets...limited tour numbers...suggest booking at least a month or so before visit...have to do it online. Bobbie W.

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A wonderful tour through the home and gardens of Doris Duke. She was truly a unique person who through her wealth, education, and hard work created a masterpiece.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I bought a ticket in advance of my arrival in Honolulu, following the recommendation of friends who raved about the Islamic art collection. I now see why they were so enthusiastic -- the house is beautiful and the Islamic tiles and other art are museum quality. Well worth the ticket price -- which also includes the Honolulu Museum of Art.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting site to visit and see Doris Duke's mansion on the sea and Islamic art collection. The 90 minute tour is well worth the tine and effort (advance reservations are important).

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Gilroy, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lovely part time home of Doris Duke offers visitors some insight to how the very rich lived the high life. The Islamic art is predominately Iranian tile but some prices are world class and beautiful. Worth a visit. Unfortunately no photos of the interior are allowed.

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Germantown, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The docent we had needs more training and some of the visitors were more knowledge about Islamic art but she was nice and will to learn. The ocean views from the back yard are great.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Intriguing home of late Doris Duke. Great experience and very nice tour guides at the home. Views are beautiful. Pick up from Honolulu Art Museum means you can enjoy the Museum before Shangri La and I recommend booking a table at the cafe - where I had delicious pan fried mahi-mahi fillets with noodles and salad. 10/10 for the cafe,... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with friends to see this home. What a beautiful home. We went on a special tour to view this estate.

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