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Kauai Museum, Lihue

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#1 of 8 in Museums in Kauai
The Kaua’i Museum is the historical “heart” of Kauai and is literally located in the heart of Lihu’e. Not only is the museum filled with the essence of true aloha, from the people who greet you to the historical galleries that include fascinating artifacts, it offers the opportunity to become involved in fun daily Hawaiian cultural activities.
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  • I love his museum and visit whenever I am on the island. Chucky has done a great job of keeping it interesting and telling the story of Kauai. The docent and people in the gift shop were great! We wer...  more »
  • Enjoyed the artwork and learning about Kauai. Staff and volunteers were kind and cordial - and knowledgeable  more »
  • Myself and two friends enjoyed the experience of visiting this museum. I have been to Kauai many times and had to thank my friends for the encouragement they got to find the Kauai Museum. The location...  more »
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  • A good place to learn about the history and culture of Kauai. The museum is small, but contains more than enough knowledge to fill your afternoon. If you like exploring things in detail, you might need two afternoons. The staff are great people, and very helpful!
  • Terrific place with all the history of Kauai. Amazing historical artifacts. Wonderful staff.
  • Small museum with local charm. Not a high "wow" factor, but some things were interesting. Some pieces seemed sketchy, like they were fabricated for the museum. But the price was right unless you go to the gift shop.
  • Great intro, very knowledgeable staff. Displays could have been laid out more orderly. Good video of Hawaiian history. Love that your ticket is valid for 7 days so you can go back to take more info in.
  • Wonderful museum packed with local Kauai history. Very informative. Well worth the modest admission fee. Be sure to check out the gift shop too. They have a good selection of books.

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