Happy Museum Day 2013

Every Museum Day (Sept. 28), several Hawaii museums open their doors to the public – for free. Just make sure to print an official ticket from the the Smithsonian website (https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/). It provides access for you and a guest. Here are some museums to check out:

  • OAHU

    • ‘Iolani Palace

      • 364 South King St. • Opens 9am-4pm • Official residence of Hawaii’s monarchy

    • Hawaiian Mission Houses Historical Site

      • 553 South King St. • Opens 10am-4pm • First Protestant missionaries to Hawaii

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

      • 319 Lexington Blvd. • Opens 9am-5pm • Houses a collection of period planes, a restoration shop and flight simulators

    • Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii

      • 2454 South Beretania St. • Opens 10am-4pm • Multi-generational history of Japanese in Hawaii

  • MAUI

    • Bailey House Museum

      • 2375A Main St. • Opens 10am-4pm • Showcases Hawaiian culture, artifacts, and paintings from nineteenth-century Maui


    • Lyman Museum and Mission House

      • 276 Haili St. • Opens 10am-430pm • Features the natural and cultural history of Hawaii

    • Grove Farm Museum

      • 4050 Nawiliwili Rd. • Opens 10am-3pm • Living history farm and sugar plantation

Posted by: Bruce Fisher