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Kauai Museum

4428 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1338
+1 808-245-6931
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Lovely small museum with helpful, knowledgeable docents and staff.

We enjoyed our visit to the Kauai museum. There was amazing local craft work on display, as well as... read more

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Vacation field trip

Loved visiting the Kauai Museum. It was intriguing to learn about the island history and irs... read more

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A natural history museum in Kaua'i.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (51 reviews)
“second building” (21 reviews)
“rainy day” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 04:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4428 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1338
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+1 808-245-6931
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We enjoyed our visit to the Kauai museum. There was amazing local craft work on display, as well as a lot of cultural artifacts about early life in the islands. I enjoyed learning more about the last king of Kauai, as I had not previously...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved visiting the Kauai Museum. It was intriguing to learn about the island history and irs forefathers. Thank you for welcoming us.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Love how informative and intimate the Kauai Museum was! I wish we visited early on during our 10 day vacation instead of the last day. The exhibits were very interesting especially with the explanations of how so many different cultures influenced Hawaiian culture today. Your...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to visit and learn of the local history. Very helpful and knowledgeable employees. Well stocked gift shop with reasonable prices.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The history was fascinating, the staf was friendly and knowledgeable. There was lots of examples of culture and artifacts.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I visited this museum the afternoon before we were leaving to go home. I wish we would have visited at the beginning so we could spend more time. There is so much to see and learn about the Hawaiian culture. I will...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped here as our final outing before flying home. It was a great place to visit. I love learning and there was plenty to keep me occupied here. The museum is not large but it is packed with samples, artifacts and information. I’m glad...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

There is so much to look at they could use a larger space to display all the great antiquities. We spent over an hour here, going from room to room to see what treasures lie ahead and we could have easily made another visit or...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit from the greeting from the museum docent to the artifacts we saw. The attractions were displayed and discussed in just enough detail. The video at the end of the tour was amazing.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I am so glad I took a local vendor’s advice and came to see the museum. Wonderful collection of Hawaii history. As a crafts person myself I found great inspiration in the textiles housed there. So fun beginning the tour with a guided view and...More

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I would contact the Kauai Museum at their web site or call them at 808-245-6931 Huleia school is not a functioning school at his time--that I know of-- but the museum may know where the site was Also Grove Farm Museum... More
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