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 – Saturday
10:00 am – 4:30 pm


Mission House Tours

11:00 am and 2:00 pm
(tour times subject to change)
** Please call ahead of your visit
to make reservations. Mission
House Tours are limited
to 10 guests. **


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)

Museum Holidays

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


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