Honolulu’s Bishop Museum is now open to visitors seven days a week.


The popular Oahu cultural attraction was previously closed Tuesdays but extended its hours earlier this month while announcing plans to begin charging visitors a $5 parking fee on Nov. 1.

Admission is $19.95 for adults and $14.95 for ages 4 to 12, but parking had been free to all visitors.

Home to an impressive collection of Hawaiian and Pacific artifacts along with a range of natural history specimens, the Bishop Museum welcomes more than 350,000 visitors annually. The facility’s popular Hawaiian Hall and Pacific Hall also underwent multimillion-dollar renovations in recent years.

“The elevated quality and excellence of these museum exhibit areas is what we are continually striving towards for our visitors to experience,” said Blair Collis, the Bishop Museum president and CEO, in a statement. “Investments and funding are vital to our museum and mission.”

The museum is now open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. except on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

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