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Learned a lot about Maui History and the sugar history

For all ages with free parking and small entrance fee; this has easy to follow exhibits, short film... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tucson, Arizona
Great way to spend an hour or two before flight

We visited the Sugar Museum on our last day in Maui. We needed some things to do after we checked... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum is a non profit organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the history and heritage of the sugar industry and the multiethnic plantation life it engendered.
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3957 Hansen Road, Puunene, Maui, HI 96784
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For all ages with free parking and small entrance fee; this has easy to follow exhibits, short film about the how the sugar was processed up to 2016 on this land and outside were pieces of exquipment used as well as picnic tables to enjoy...More

Thank 514lynnes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Sugar Museum on our last day in Maui. We needed some things to do after we checked out of our hotel that didn't involve getting greasy with sunscreen before sitting on a plane for many hours. This was a great stop! It's...More

Thank UWBadger22
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We found this hidden gem while cruising with the top down one afternoon. The sugar cane industry was critical to the colonializaton of the Hawaiian island. It brought industrialization, immigration and island development. The process of harvesting and refining sugar brought technology, jobs and island...More

1  Thank RICHARD C
Reviewed 7 April 2018

This is a very informative museum on the sugar production of the past. We saw this after seeing the tropical plantation tour on our tour bus. I will say that this stop allowed us plenty of time to enjoy reading and seeing all that went...More

Thank Susie P
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Had some extra time on our last day of vacation and saw this museum on Trip Advisor so we decided to stop and check it out. So glad we did. It was very interesting and gave us a look at the sugar cane industry in...More

1  Thank tnk9581
Reviewed 22 March 2018

On our last day it was raining so we did 4 little tours/museum. We happened upon this one leaving the Maui Tropical Plantation, seeing the old sugar mill and wondering, what's that over there? Well the mill isn't a part of this museum for much...More

Thank kimstacy10
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a 1/2 hour touring the museum and grounds. Learned about the sugar industry and sugar processing. Nice displays. Cute little gift shop too.

Thank Jake J
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Many interesting pictures of the past of the sugar cane industry. Ones I especially liked were the hand sewn clothes worn by the immigrant women. They were wearing layers of clothes to protect themselves from the sharp edges of the cane leaves. I don’t know...More

Thank floramart
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

A museum in the sugar plantation manager's home. Informative exhibits that show history and process of sugar production. Outside exhibits of machines used in sugarcane harvesting and production are interesting, also. The now closed (no commercial production in Hawaii after Dec 2016) sugar production plant/...More

Thank alwaysplanning50
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Nice small museum. History of sugar cane production. On Maui. Some interesting outdoor equipment. A couple of movies. Small gift shop. Military discount.

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Laura P
18 May 2016|
Response from SugarMuseum | Property representative |
The Sugar Museum is a non profit organization. It will remain open, and is in fact planning to expand.