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53. Hawaii Heritage Center

Hawaii Heritage Center

1 km
from city center
53 out of 58
places to visit in Honolulu

Hawaii Heritage Center is a small yet pretty museum on the outskirts of Honolulu sprawled on Smith Street. Established in 1980, Hawaii Heritage Center aims at educating the visitors about the rich heritage and cultural history of Oahu Island. Workshops and exhibits of the museum feature distinctive artifacts, excavated sculptures, and a historical collection of scriptures. Hawaii Heritage Center hosts Chinatown visits to showcase the cultural beauty of the place with red buildings, sidewalks, cafes, courtyards, theatres, and the beautiful Hawaii heritage center multicultural gallery.

54. Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum

12 km
from city center
54 out of 58
places to visit in Honolulu

The only aviation museum in Hawaii, Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum is home to ample aviation exhibits like Hangars, World War – II battlefield. Japanese Zero fighter aircraft, bomber, etc. Located on the Ford Island of Hawaii, Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum honors the American aviation growth and world war aircraft with its exhibits. Hangar 37 and 79, the 200 seat theatre in the aviation museum is the prime attraction and takes on a ride about Korean era helicopters, aircraft, and even museum’s history. Boeing AH-1 Cobra, Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat, Aeronca Model 65TC, Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star, Mitsubishi A6M2 Model 21, Stinson L-13, Convair F102A Delta Dagger, Curtiss P-40E Warhawk, North American B-25B Mitchell, etc. are some aircraft exhibited in the museum which gives a perfect tour of aviation history and aircraft in the US.

55. Honolulu Law Enforcement Museum

Honolulu Law Enforcement Museum

1 km
from city center
55 out of 58
places to visit in Honolulu

Located in the Honolulu Police Department on South Beretania Street, Honolulu Law Enforcement Museum is a mini informative museum showcasing the law enforcement history of Hawaii. Depicting the era of King Kamehameha I to advancements in the police department of Hawaii, Honolulu Law Enforcement Museum is unique in its exhibits. The museum is beautified with collections of breathalyzers, police bikes, photos, polygraph machines, and forensic kits, portraying a different story with every display. Take home a souvenir from the snack shop of the museum and experience the law enforcement history in the museum.

56. US Army Museum of Hawaii

US Army Museum of Hawaii

4 km
from city center
56 out of 58
places to visit in Honolulu

US army museum of Hawaii, honoring the US army history and heritage, stands in the Battery Randolph on the Kalia Road in Honolulu. The museum was established in 1976 and features a varied collection of World War weapons, armor pieces, and guns. There are several galleries and exhibits in the museum having a collection of photographs and artifacts of coastal defense, Hawaiian warfare, and the Hawaiian army. Every exhibit of the museum is dedicated to the historical collections of a particular war or arena. Gallery of Heroes in the museum depicts the story of every army officer and martyrs paying homage to them. With free entry, the museum tour is a must in Honolulu’s museum exploration.

57. Bishop Museum

Bishop Museum

3 km
from city center
57 out of 58
places to visit in Honolulu

One of the most historic museums in the city, Bishop Museum, also known as Hawaii State Museum of Natural and Cultural History is located on the Oahu island of Honolulu. Bishop Museum was founded in 1889 and equips the largest Polynesian art and specimens in the world. Being the largest museum in Hawaii, there are 24 million artefacts and sculptures preserved in the museum. Bishop Museum houses a massive library loaded with an exclusive collection of books, scriptures, newspapers and periodicals along with some ancient artwork, photographs, manuscripts, sound recordings, etc. Various periodic programs, galleries, signature exhibitions, and planetarium make the museum worth an exploration.

58. Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design

Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design

8 km
from city center
58 out of 58
places to visit in Honolulu

Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design is a perfect destination to explore the beauty of Islamic art and sculptures in an interactive and contemporary way. The museum is present in Doris Duke and reflects Islamic cultural art with 4,000 artworks and various exhibits. Architectural treasures of Syria, Egypt, Spain, India, Morocco, Turkey, etc. are present in the temporary and permanent exhibits enhancing the beauty of the museum. Painted woods, colorful textiles, vibrant ceilings and ceramic art of the museum are prime highlights of the place. A garden on the outside of the museum, designed in Mughal style features a fishpond, waterfall, terraced gardens which adds to the uniqueness of the museum.

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