Kauai Museum

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Kauai Museum

Name: Kauai Museum
What: Museum showcasing local artists and Hawaiian history
Where: On Rice Street in Lihue
When: Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
How Much: General admission $15, Kamaaina $10, seniors $12, students age 8-17 $10, children under 7 & active military free
More Info: (808) 245-6931
 
Located in a lava rock structure in Lihue, the Kauai Museum features amazing collections from the artisans of Kauai and Niihau (a small eastern island part of Kauai county). Visitors can learn about the geological formation of the Hawaiian Islands, early Native Hawaiian life, Captain Cook’s arrival on Kauai’s shores in Waimea and the Hawaiian Monarchy. Plus, visitors can view galleries showcasing the work of multi-cultural artists, sculptors and craftsmen. Guided tours are available (upon request).