If you’re looking for a fun way to spend a day in Hawaii, visit one of Big Island’s fun and educational local museums or landmarks.
Local museums are a great place to visit on a rainy day. If you are looking for a kid-friendly activity on the Big Island, we recommend one of these educational places across the island.
Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau National Historical Park in Honaunau
Pacific Tsunami Museum in Hilo
Mokupāpapa Discovery Center in Hilo
Lyman Museum and Mission House in Hilo
‘Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo
Hawai’i Museum of Contemporary Art at the East Hawaii Cultural Center in Hilo
MaunaKea Visitor Station off the Saddle Rd on Mauna Kea
Hawaiian Quilt Museum in Kona
Hulihe‘e Palace on Ali’i Dr in Kona
The H.N. Greenwell Store Museum in Captain Cook
Kona Coffee Living History Farm in Captain Cook
Volcano Art Center at Volcano National Park in Volcano
Kilauea Visitor Center at Volcano National Park in Volcano
Laupahoehoe Train Museum in Laupahoehoe
Parker Ranch Tour in Waimea
Hawai’i Plantation Museum in Papaikou
Pahoa Lava Zones Museum in Pahoa
Have you visited any museums on the island? Tell us which one is your favorite in our online Commmunity.