The Ultimate Oahu Family Guide
Free Museums in Oahu
Free Every Day
USS Arizona Memorial
1 Arizona Memorial Place, Honolulu (808) 422-
Timed tickets are given out first-
Hawaii State Art Museum
Second floor, No. 1 Capitol District Building, 250 South Hotel St., Honolulu (808)
This museum is dedicated to Hawaiian art and the ethnic and cultural traditions of Hawaii.
Koko Crater Botanical Garden
At the end of Kokonani St., Honolulu (808) 522-
This garden is within the Koko crater and contains a collection of palms, succulents and wiliwili trees.
2414 Kuhio Ave., Honolulu (808) 922-
Gemstone museum with exhibits on the transformation of coral and pearls into jewelry, volcanos of Hawaii and Hawaii’s endangered birds and plants.
1352 Pineapple Place, Honolulu (808) 839-
Old monkey pod trees spread shade on the 26 acre garden.
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and the Honolulu Memorial
2177 Puowaina Dr., Honolulu (808) 532-
Almost 40,000 military graves arranged in circles on the floor of the crater of an ancient volcano.
Tropic Lightning Museum
Building 361, Wai‘anae Avenue, Schofield Barracks (808) 655-
Free On Certain Days
The Contemporary Museum
2411 Makiki Heights Dr., Honolulu (808) 526-
Free on the third Thursday of each month and free for children under 12.
Honolulu Academy of Arts
900 S. Beretania St., Honolulu (808) 532-
Free on the first Wednesday and third Sunday of each month and free for children under 12.