Bishop Museum

Museums & Historical Places
Bishop Museum


Bishop Museum
Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Tuesdays and December 25
Recognized throughout the world for its scientific research, educational programs and extensive collections, Bishop Museum is the perfect place to explore the history, arts, and culture of Hawai'i. Hawaiian Hall – Our signature 3 story gallery takes visitors on a journey through the realms of Hawai'i—all told from a Native Hawaiian world view. J. Watumull Planetarium – The newly renovated planetarium whisks you away to distant galaxies and explores ancient voyaging techniques through a brand new full-dome video system and customized star projector. Mamiya Science Adventure Center – Experience the thrill of an erupting volcano and don't miss the world's only live melting show! Learn about Hawai'i's geological and mythological origins as well as Hawai'i's plants and animals. World-class traveling exhibitions – Currently on exhibit, HI Fashion: The Legacy of Alfred Shaheen tells the story of how a Honolulu-based designer elevated the aloha shirt to the world of high fashion.