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Honolulu Museum of Art

900 S Beretania St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-1495
+1 808-532-8701
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One of the world’s premier art museums presents international caliber special exhibitions and features a collection that includes Hokusai, van Gogh, Gauguin, Monet, Picasso and Warhol, as well as traditional Asian and Hawaiian art. Located in two of Honolulu’s most beautiful buildings, visitors enjoy two cafés, gardens, and films and concerts at the theater. Other location: Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House
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900 S Beretania St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-1495
+1 808-532-8701
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My spouse is not normally a fan of art galleries, but we both enjoyed the displays here. It is a mix of art (as in paintings) and craft.

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter worked here in 2014-2015, she would often share many very interesting details on artifacts that eventually I had to go for a visit. I was not dissapointed! In fact I filled up my memory card with pictures, it was that interesting.

Thank renspeed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got free admission through our hotel, The Outrigger. We spent about an hour in there but could easily have spent longer. The air conditioning is great, a good place to cool down. There is a cafe and toilets on site. The art is quite...More

Thank Sheilz W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this by accident by hopping on the free trolley shuttle from Waikiki and on recommendation by the trolley guide. Wow! Absolutely stunning. Beautiful artworks that have been very cleverly and sympathetically curated. Don't miss it. Oahu is so much more than Waikiki and...More

Thank Verity L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cute museum with very Hawaiian open air courtyards. It has a nice collection of European paintings with something from most of the most famous artists, but it's most interesting holdings are in the Eastern Arts section with some nice historical Chinese collections...More

Thank D_PN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Museum of Art is one of Honolulu's special places. Take your time, enjoy the building and architecture as well as all the treasures inside.

Thank TropicalParadise888
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Good place to visit if you have the time. We made reservations for lunch and were glad we did. Surprised by the amount and variety of art work here. Lovely gallery.

Thank pres2n
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Not the biggest but certainly a beautiful setting. One can also reserve to go see Shangrila, heiress Doris Duke Islamic home right on the water.

Thank mushihnl
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Nice little museum with artifacts from Asia, some European paintings, as well as local Hawaiian art. Make sure to take a map of the place as it can be a bit tricky navigating to the different display areas. The café located inside the museum serves...More

Thank jenniferab653
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We really enjoyed our morning visit in early June 2017 to this museum. It is a really lovely museum and atmosphere. It did seem to get very busy later in the day, so we were glad that we had begun our visit when they had...More

Thank TracyTriumph
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Grace K
12 May 2017|
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Response from mamacat28 | Reviewed this property |
This museum is not small about 15 collection rooms and courtyards. There are always exhibishion as well. But depending on your schedule, 1 hour or 2 hours will be walking through all collection rooms.
24 February 2017|
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Response from kathleen d | Reviewed this property |
I concur with the other two respondents, but would also add that there is paid parking at the Blaisdell Center across Thomas Square and metered parking adjacent to the museum and Linekona Center.
Jisoo K
24 October 2016|
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Response from alan g | Reviewed this property |
There's an office just behind the admissions desk where people leave packs and suitcases. The staff is very helpful.