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Bishop Museum

1525 Bernice St, Honolulu, HI 96817, USA

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About Bishop Museum

The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, designated the Hawaiʻi State Museum of Natural and Cultural History, is a museum of history and science in the historic Kalihi district of Honolulu on the Hawaiian island of O'ahu. Founded in 1889, it is the largest museum in Hawai'i and has the world's largest collection of Polynesian cultural artifacts and natural history specimens.



Attractions near Bishop Museum

Iolani Palace3.16km from Bishop Museum

The ʻIolani Palace was the royal residence of the rulers of the Kingdom of Hawaii beginning with Kamehameha III under the Kamehameha Dynasty. It is located in the capitol district of downtown Honolulu in the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi. It is now a National Historic Landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Kawaiahaʻo Church3.43km from Bishop Museum

The first Christian church built on Oahu. The is made of 14,000 coral slabs from ocean reefs that were hauled from the sea by native laborers and missionaries. The church and the grounds were named a National Historic Landmark in 1962. Now it is also a popular tourist destination in Honolulu county.

Honolulu Museum of Art3.95km from Bishop Museum

An art museum located in Honolulu, Hawaii. The museum is the largest of its kind in the state and was founded in 1922 by Anna Rice Cooke. The museum has one of the largest single collections of Asian and Pan-Pacific art in the United States,

Magic Island5.95km from Bishop Museum

A small manmade peninsula, which was adjacent to Ala Moana Beach Park. The park on Magic Island is a popular spot where people gather for picnics, frisbee, socializing, and an occasional festival or drama performances.

Hawaii Army Museum Society7.15km from Bishop Museum

A huge museum that was located inside former coastal artillery "Battery Randolph". The museum's collection contains some World War II armor pieces, an AH-1 Cobra helicopter, and small arms indoors, as well as the battery itself. The battery's main guns were scrapped prior to the inception of the museum.  The museum also includes a "Gallery of Heroes" honoring recipients of the Medal of Honor and the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lyon Arboretum7.15km from Bishop Museum

This is a 200-acre arboretum and botanical garden which was managed by the University of Hawaii. Much of the collection consists of an artificial lowland tropical rainforest with numerous trails and small water features. It was established in 1918.

Where is Bishop Museum

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Honolulu County23 attractions

A consolidated city-county in the US.  About 70% of the state's population lives in Honolulu County. This county is blessed with several beautiful places and so many beautiful water bodies also.