Bishop Museum in Downtown Honolulu is Hawaiis largest museum. It is also home to the most extensive collection of Polynesian cultural artifacts in the world.
The Honolulu Museum of Art, which recently changed its name from the Honolulu Academy of Art, houses over 50,000 works of art, and is a place of education, understanding, and cultural preservation.
With Pearl Harbor as the top attraction on Oahu, the islands next best place to discover Hawaii and American military history is at the US Army Museum of Hawaii. Plus, admission is free!
The Baldwin House Museum is filled with historical artifacts, and original furniture from when the house was built in 1834.
The Bailey House Museum holds a wealth of Maui and Hawaiian Historical information.
With over 60 exhibits, both indoor and outdoor, the Maui Ocean Center is a great place to go to see many of the wonders of Hawaiis ocean.
There are five Fort DeRussy locations in the United States, but lets look at Fort DeRussy Hawaii, located at the west end of Waikiki Beach near the Hale Koa Hotel.
Jaggar Museum at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is named for Thomas A. Jaggar, a famous Geologist. The museum looks over the Halema’uma’u Crater and Mt. Kilauea.
The Hawaii State Art Museum is free and open to the public. HiSAM offers a unique collection of Hawaiiana artwork, including paintings, sculpture, 3-D art, pottery, and more. HiSAM features a permanent collection with rotating exhibits of work by acclaimed Hawaii artists.
The greatest war vessel in United States history, the USS Missouri Battleship’s career began with World War II and covered more than 50 years.