Museums and Botanical Gardens
Beautiful artwork and stunning lush gardens are located throughout the island, for a relaxing day of browsing and simply enjoying the sights.
- Kauai Museum – Dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the people of Kauai and Nihau. Their permanent collection includes works of art, textiles, cultural artifacts, furnishings, natural history and photography.
- Kauai Children’s Discover Museum – This hand’s on learning center focuses on sharing the wonder of learning about science, art and culture with children of all ages.
- Koke’e Natural History Museum – Located in Koke’e State Park near Waimea Canyon, this museum focuses on ecology, geology and the climate, and provides maps and information on the trails within the Canyon and state park.
- Grove Farm Homestead Museum – Experience a day in the life of an 1860's sugar planter on a visit to Grove Farm Homestead, which shows how good life was when sugar was king. Visitors can experience this sugar plantation lifestyle museum with exhibits about life during the period 1964-1978, including the restored Wilcox family home, plantation office, worker's houses, grounds, garden and livestock.
- Allerton Estate and National Tropical Botanical Garden - Once the summer cottage of Queen Emma, wife of King Kamehameha IV, the Allerton Estate features stunning grounds in a beautiful tropical valley. On the south shore of Kauai, the National Tropical Botanical Garden maintains a garden site featuring information about Kauai's history, culture and tropical plant life.
- Na’Aina Kai Botanical Gardens - Spanning 240 acres, Na ‘Āina Kai features 13 diverse gardens, a hardwood plantation, a moss- and fern-draped canyon, and a pristine sandy beach stretching between a meadow and the Pacific. More than 70 bronze sculptures are scattered throughout the gardens of this once-private estate.
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