BISHOP MUSEUM KEEPS REGULAR VISITING HOURS DURING THIS WEEKEND’S STATE FARM FAIR
Honolulu, HI – The Bishop Museum will operate during its regular hours from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during the Hawai‘i State Farm Fair this weekend. The Farm Fair itself will take place on Bishop Museum grounds on Saturday, July 26th from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, July 27th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please note that all Museum exhibits will close at 5:00 p.m. on both days.
Admission to the State Farm Fair this weekend will be $5 for adults, $3 for children ages four to 12; and free to members of the Bishop Museum and Hawai‘i Farm Bureau Federation. The special Farm Fair admission includes access to Bishop Museum’s programs and exhibit halls, including the following:
Bernice Pauahi Bishop, A Legacy for Hawai‘i
This exhibit features items from many of the early collections received at Bishop Museum, treasures associated with Hawaiian ali‘i, and striking examples of Hawaiian mastery.
Whales: Wonders of the Ocean
This robotic exhibit tells the 54-million-year-old story of whales, from their early life on land to their journey to the sea.
Information on all of Bishop Museum exhibits can be viewed on its website at www.bishopmuseum.org. The Bishop Museum is the largest museum in the state and the premier natural and cultural history institution in the Pacific, recognized for its cultural collections, research projects, consulting services, and public educational programs. Bishop Museum's mission since its founding has been to study, preserve and tell the stories of the cultures and natural history of Hawaii and the Pacific.
The Museum is open daily except on Christmas Day. Admission is $15.95 for adults; $12.95 for youth and seniors. Children age three and under are free. Bishop Museum members are free. For more information on its current daily schedule, please call
847-3511 or visit www.bishopmuseum.org.