Learn about Maui’s rich history, culture, and natural wonders at Maui museums during your next vacation! Maui museums offer a fascinating insight into the island’s cultural heritage through exhibits, artifacts, and interpretative displays. Stay with Epic Realty in Lahaina and start your journey into the past at the Lahaina Heritage Museum or delve deep into unique marine life at the Maui Ocean Center. Whatever piques your interest, our slice of paradise is the perfect place to learn something new!
Discover Lahaina Museums
The Lahaina Restoration Foundation is a local nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the history of Lahaina by maintaining several Maui museums. They also offer a Passport to the Past deal, which offers admission to three museums for one price!
Lahaina Heritage Museum
The Lahaina Heritage Museum is located on the second level of the historic Old Lahaina Courthouse. This free museum offers interpretive displays, artifacts, and narrative recordings highlighting the history of Lahaina from pre-contact to the Monarchy era.
Baldwin Home Museum
Visit the oldest house still standing on Maui at the Baldwin Home Museum in the heart of Lahaina. The house was built between 1834-35 by the Baldwins, and the house remains open today for tours! Inside you will find artifacts and photographs from the original mid-century design. Available with the Passport to the Past deal!
Maui Museums Outside Lahaina
Hale Hōʻikeʻ’ike at the Bailey House
The Maui Historical Society shares the fascinating history of Maui at Hale Hōʻikeʻ’ike inside the historic Bailey House. The museum features the most extensive collection of Hawaiian artifacts on the island, in addition to historical photographs, maps, manuscripts, genealogies, and a research library. After exploring the museum, visit the gift shop to find locally-made souvenirs!
Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum
Learn about the history of sugar production on Maui at the Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum. Sugar production was once the most significant economic industry on the island, and this museum offers a fascinating insight into the “King Sugar” chapter of Maui’s history. Exhibits highlight the island’s geography, immigrants who came to the island to help with production, household artifacts, plantation equipment, and more! Available with the Passport to the Past deal!
Makawao History Museum
Makawao is the largest town in Upcountry Maui, known for its agricultural and ranch land. Visit the Makawao History Museum and discover exhibits on plantations, ranching, and ethnic groups.
Maui Ocean Center
If you are interested in learning about the unique marine ecosystems of our island, head to the Maui Ocean Center. Their Open Ocean Exhibit offers an inside look into local marine life, like fish, rays, and sharks. Learn about the delicate balance of coral reefs, the importance of ocean conservation, and the fascinating behaviors and adaptations of marine creatures through educational presentations and hands-on activities.
Stay at Our Lahaina Vacation Rentals
Whether you are seeking knowledge, relaxation, or adventure, a visit to Maui museums and a stay with Epic Realty promise an unforgettable experience that will create lasting memories. Discover our collection of Lahaina vacation rentals and plan your getaway to our island paradise today!
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