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Bishop Museum & Planetarium - General Admission Tickets


With 3,900 exhibits and artifacts, the Bishop Museum offers a unique look through the history of Hawaii and Polynesia as well as guided tours and a Planetarium.

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Established in 1889 in memory of the late Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the Bishop Museum is the largest museum in Hawaii and also houses the world's most comprehensive collection of Polynesian cultural artifacts and natural history specimens. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Honolulu, explore the grounds and examine the feather capes and weapons of ancient chiefs, watch exclusive features at the famed J. Watumull Planetarium, see the personal belongings of Hawaiian kings and queens and even see molten lava at the Science Adventure Center.
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Adult (Age 18 & over)
USD 24.95
USD 24.95
Child (Age 4-17)
USD 16.95
USD 16.95
Infant (Age 0-3)
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  • Duration: 8 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: General admission (some attractions excluded)
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
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  • Check-out
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  • 09:00 Check-in at the Bishop Museum
  • 09:00 Explore the Musem at Your Leisure
    bishop_museum The Bishop Museum is open from 9:00AM to 5:00PM seven days a week. The list below is a sample of some of the events held regularly throughout the year. Special events and exhibits are always changing as well. Upon arrival, please check museum signage for a detailed event and exhibit schedule.
  • Nā Mea Makamae a Kahiko: Treasures of the Past (25 mins)
    20140726203039_210548_HawaiianHall Join a guided tour through a gallery filled with artifacts and information about the history of Hawaii and the Pacific.
  • Na Ulu o Kaiwi'ula: Garden Tour (25 mins)
    20140909014544_238664_La_Kulea_Image_Photos_08_108 Outside, in the museum's well-tended gardens, learn about native flora and the role geography played in the region's history.
  • In My Backyard: Planetarium Show (30 mins)
    This planetarium show is geared toward younger audiences, but adults can also enjoy this fun exploration of our solar system.
  • The Sky Tonight: Planetarium Show (30 mins)
    During this show, planetarium staff will point out the current configuration of stars above us, and even provide star maps to take home.
  • The Hot Spot Rock: Lava Demo For Kids! (25 mins)
    Watch rock melting before your eyes. This live demonstration will enthrall you with sights we rarely get to see in daily life.
  • Wayfinders - Waves, Winds, and Stars: Planetarium Show (45 mins)
    danramarch_fickr5 Learn about the Hokule'a, a now famous voyaging canoe, and acquire the skills needed to make the journey from Tahiti to Hawaii.
  • Meet Me At The Hot Spot: Lava Demonstration (25 mins)
    This demonstration offers the chance to see molten rock up close while staff members provide fascinating details about this dynamic geological process.
  • Eyes on Island Earth: Planetarium Show (35 mins)
    danramarch_fickr Great for kids and adults alike, this NASA-funded show helps us understand the Earth and its place in the universe.
  • 17:00 Museum Closes
Package detail / Schedule
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
    • Wheelchair seating is available throughout the Museum's interpretive venues and all public spaces at the Museum are wheelchair accessible
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Printed VELTRA voucher
    • Walking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
Additional Note(s)
    • Drinks and meals are available for purchase
    • The schedule of activities is subject to change.
    • Listed tours and activities are subject to change and availability. Please check the posted schedule upon arrival at the museum.
    • Parking is available for $5.00 and prices are subject to change.
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Will I be able to do all of the scheduled activities?
  • Due to activity and tour lengths and check-in locations, you will not be able to do all of the activities in one day. Please allow yourself enough time to explore the exhibits on your own as well.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

After your booking is confirmed, be sure to print your voucher and bring it with you on the day of your activity.

USD 24.95
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(4.69/5.00) 4.69 / 5
(16 reviews)
Pick-up Not available
Duration 8 hour(s)
Availability Daily


Given I love history and being of pacific island descent I thoroughly enjoyed this. Tours were well versed and the halls had levels of knowledge and artefacts that were quite fascinating. The Kings Ro...more

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USD 24.95
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Bishop Museum & Planetarium - General Admission Tickets