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Kauai Museum, Lihue

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#1 of 14 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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  • This is a very good museum with friendly staff. It is well worth a few hours of your time to see the exhibits. Parking can be a challenge, but a visit is well worth while.  more »
  • Very interesting exhibits when you first walk in, but really came alive with docent Kay, and Uki’i from the gift shop. Wanted to return, but ran out of time.  more »
  • Try to visit this great museum if you can. It is located on Rice Street in Lihue so is easy to find. The pride of the Hawaiian people can be felt within all the displays and the information presented....  more »
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  • It’s very nice to see the history of Kauai and the Hawaiian cultures. The ticket is $15/adult and $12/senior. I would recommend taking your children to go check it out. They will have a better understanding of the culture and history of Hawaii.
  • There's one room that has a lot of interesting information about how people on Kauai lived centuries ago. The other exhibits, which include some middling modern portraits of the Kauai monarchy, are less interesting. This place is an okay way to kill a few hours after you check out of your hotel if your flight leaves in the evening.
  • Worth going to but make sure you get the explanation behind the artifacts from the volunteer. One hour film is excellent, but narriator is mundane. What's wrong with voice inflection, dude
  • The museum has a lot of interesting things to look at and we got to hear a history of a mural on the wall told by the curator. Well worth seeing.
  • Went there today. Only had a brief amount of time. It was great. The lecture by James was excellent. His lecture really turned it into a highly engaging experience.
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