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THE LYMAN MUSEUM is closing tomorrow (Saturday) July 23rd, 2016 because of the tropical storm’s imminent arrival. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you. We hope to be open on Monday, July 25th, 2016. Please call us for any further information at (808)935-5021. Thank you.




Lyman Museum & Mission House

276 Haili Street, Hilo, Hawai’i 96720
Phone 808-935-5021
Fax 808-969-7685


Monday – Saturday
10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Mission House Tours

11:00 am and 2:00 pm
(tour times subject to change)


Kama`āina: $8 adults, $6 seniors, $3 children (ages 6-17), $17 family
Out-of-State: $10 adults, $8 seniors, $3 children, $21 family
University Students: $5
(Call for adult and student group rates)


thumb1In the Island Heritage Gallery you will see examples of the way the Hawaiian people lived, including the tools and implements which were made from materials they had at hand (no metal!).

thumb2Experience island climate zones in the “Habitats of Hawai`i” exhibition. Go from alpine snow to open ocean. View full-size models of sea life found in Hawaiian waters, including a 10-foot tiger shark!

Events & Special Exhibits