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Honolulu Museum of Art

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Address: 900 S Beretania St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-1495 (Formerly Honolulu Academy of Arts)
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+1 808-532-8701
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10:00 - 16:30
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:30
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One of the world’s premier art museums presents international caliber...

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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Great spot for some culture and a nice lunch

Good municipal collection that is especially strong on Asian art. Excellent restaurant! Many locals eat lunch here, away from the bustle of downtown.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good municipal collection that is especially strong on Asian art. Excellent restaurant! Many locals eat lunch here, away from the bustle of downtown.

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Malibu, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I always suggest-- there is so much more to Honolulu than the beach-- and this is another reason to dry off and get some culture. Small but nice $10 admission Only takes an hour or less. Casual but sophisticated vibe Great presentations of eclectic art. We really liked the wall colors: purple, yellow, orange and blue used to highlight various... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not a particularly impressive museum.....lots of kids....the museum was founded by a woman who loved kids, so I guess it fits.....exhibits were not especially impressive....the cafe had very good food but the wait staff seemed to have a shaft up there you know where.....really snotty.....what gives guys?

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Honolulu Museum of Art is a gem, one of the best collections of Asian/Pacific art in the USA. The building itself is worth the trip. In addition, they offer special excursions to the late Doris Duke mansion near Diamond Head. With its fantastic Islamic art and beachfront setting, this place is magical!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to see everything on display, give yourself the whole day so as not to rush the experience - it's definitely worthwhile. The exhibits herald from every corner of the world and although the spaces are intimate, it never detracts from what's on display. My favourite? A brilliantly painted floral still life - just magnificent!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A magical place, an oasis of peace and quiet, wonderful exposure, hidden masterpieces. do not miss !! Kouzelné místo, klid, ticho, malé zahrádky na posezení. A expozice dokonalé.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

HMOA has a great selection of international art and artefacts from a variety of cultures around the world. There is a very large and comprehensive Asian gallery, islamic art, native and contemporary American art as well as local Polynesian art and modern design. We did a quick run through in about 2 hours but could easily have spent the whole... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived here about an hour and a half before their closing time and we hesitated because we weren't sure we could see everything in that amount of time. But we decided to just hit the highlights and ,surprisingly, we had time to see everything. We found the layout a little bit confusing but we were able to make our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gallery wins on every level. First it is an immensely attractive environment. Many separate and attractive courtyards. But the collection is a real surprise. The Euopeanart collection is modest in scale but includes some real masterpieces. There are wonderful galleries from around the world. Japanese, Chines, Indian, Indonesian, all beautifully pr4esented. Don't miss this one (better value than Pearl... More 

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this old and awesome building. It's such a great place to see a show or even take art classes. I have done both and have always left happy. The giant outdoor balcony on the 2nd is just so so lovely. Don't miss a chance to stop by and check out the art.

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