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“A hidden gem”
Review of Kauai Museum

Kauai Museum
Ranked #7 of 55 things to do in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: A natural history museum in Kaua'i.
Reviewed 4 March 2014

This little museum is well worth a visit - and maybe two because there is so much of interest to see. Everything is well displayed and described, all aspects of Kauai's history are covered and the buildings themselves are lovely. And don't miss the gift shop which is worth visiting by itself. The staff and volunteers are all so helpful, friendly and passionate about their museum. It's a treat!

2  Thank MartinVictoriaBC
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Reviewed 2 March 2014

we went on the first Saturday in march. not sure if it is a monthly thing but had discounted admission and local craftsman doing talks. was full but not crowded. we always look for local museums. our oldest daughter who is 7 enjoyed for over an hour, our youngest who is 5 lasted about an hour. without kids we probably could have spent several hours looking over everything. there was a movie with more history that we did not watch. I enjoyed the history about ancient Kauai, missionaries, plantations, natural history and more. a few hands on things for the kids, but probably wont entertain young children for long. well worth the stop. it was interesting to notice the names of places and roads that were named after people we learned about in the museum.

1  Thank mommysunshine
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Reviewed 6 February 2014 via mobile

Well worth a visit. We went late in the day and couldn't complete our tour before closing, so they gave us a 7-day pass to comeback which we've used. The film they show is about Hawaiian history and is very interesting. It's over an hour long but don't miss it. Most of the historical displays depict Kauai's history. I'm reading James Michener's Hawaii now and the museum brought a lot of what I'm reading to life. Buy your souvenirs at the museum and you'll save paying state tax. Go on a sunny day and you can tour the museum by your lonesome, it gets crowded when it's rainy.

2  Thank beachcomber1947
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Reviewed 4 February 2014

We decided on an overcast day to visit and it was very informative and worth a visit. We took a your that wads little long, but other than that, good!

Thank carolann k
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Reviewed 31 January 2014

This museum is one of the best I have ever been through. So much cultural information and the displays are very well done. It's time consuming but well worth the trip through it.

2  Thank BarbDunaway
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