Admission for the Lyman Museum is divided into two separate bookings: the Lyman Museum admission (self-guided tour) and the Mission House Tour (guided tour). Once you book for one tour you will be prompted in the confirmation booking page to book the other tour if you so desire. The rates are shown below.  
Lyman Museum Admission:

Kama`āina: $5 adults, $3 seniors, $2 children (ages 6-17)
Out-of-State: $7 adults, $5 seniors, $2 children
University Students: $3

Mission House Tours:

Kama`āina and Out-of-State:
 $3 adults, $3 seniors, $1 children (ages 6-17)
University Students: $2

The Lyman Museum is following State COVID-19 Guidelines to assure the safety of our visitors and staff.  Limited capacity of visitors allowed in both the Museum and Mission House.   
• Reservations are required for Museum entry and Mission house tours.
• Phone-ins and walk-ins are allowed upon availability of space.
Masks are required at all times in the Museum and Mission House.
• Please use the hand sanitizers available throughout the Museum.
• Please follow physical distancing marks of 6 feet.
• Please follow one-way traffic arrows on carpet.
• The Museum is disinfected/sanitized after each session.
In the Museum and Mission House, please …….
• Absolutely no food or drink
• Supervise children at all times
• Cell phones off or set to vibrate while in the Mission House
• No photography in Mission House, photography okay in Museum
• Bags larger than 12” x 12” should be left in the car
• Strollers are not allowed in galleries or Mission House
• Shirt and footwear required

Closure note:

Lyman Museum’s
Top Floor Galleries Closed June 1, 2017, for renovation.

Please call us for any further
information at (808)935-5021.
Thank you.


To see photos of our renovation please follow this link:


Lyman Museum & Mission House

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


Monday – Friday
10:00 am – 4:30 pm



Lyman Museum Admission:

Kama`āina: $5 adults, $3 seniors, $2 children (ages 6-17)
Out-of-State: $7 adults, $5 seniors, $2 children
University Students: $3
Mission House Tours:

Kama`āina and Out-of-State:: $3 adults, $3 seniors, $1 children (ages 6-17)
University Students: $2

Museum Holidays

The Museum is closed on:
New Year’s Day, Memorial Day,
Independence Day (4th of July),
Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day,
Christmas Day



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