Hawaii Plantation Museum, Papaikou

4.9
#14 of 20 in Museums in Island of Hawaii
The Hawaii Plantation Museum is a center for Hawaii Island's rich sugar plantation history and cultural heritage. The purpose of the museum is to collect, preserve and exhibit many original artifacts and memorabilia from the plantation era for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations.
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  • August 9, 2017
    Really enjoyed this museum, in large part because of family history ties to the plantation and to this location -- housed in the former "plantation store" which my grand uncle ran in the old plantatio...  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    My cousin and I went here and was very surprised with the collection they had. It brought back a few memories from both of our parents childhood, when they would talk about living on the plantation fa...  more »
  • July 14, 2017
    You can learn all about local history and culture. There's a wide variety of artifacts including a lot of old newspapers from the area. You could learn a lot just from those, or just talking to the pe...  more »
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  • April 29, 2017
    With a rich collection of artifacts relating to the multicultural and industrial history of the island, this museum provides a free, helpful tour with admission.
  • August 21, 2016
    Must see local Hilo plantation museum that have historical artifacts being dropped off and unboxed as news spreads plus friendly staff that will talk story with you ...

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