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Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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The Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum is a non profit organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the history and heritage of the sugar industry and the multiethnic plantation life it engendered. The museum contains artifacts, photos...more
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3957 Hansen Road, Puunene, Maui, HI 96784
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Reviewed yesterday

Sugar production and plantations have an interesting history on Maui, and this museum gives you a good sense of how it was woven into everyday life and helped shape the culture of the island today. The museum is a small space but has a lot...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mpmellon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They had a lot of historical photos and artifacts, and the signs and short video filled in a lot of the information missing in my background knowledge of the sugar industry and production process in Hawaii. Gift shop prices were pretty expensive, but I hope...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mywifeyshiguy
Reviewed 9 September 2019

We found it interesting to learn how sugar (and molasses) are produced and how brutal it was for the workers. This is a short little stop and if you buy a passport for all four museums, I think it turns out to $3 per person...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank AABerry
Reviewed 22 August 2019

The Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the history and heritage of the sugar industry. We visited the museum during our vacation in Lahaina. My dad worked in a sugar refinery for 40 years, so this opportunity...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Robert P
Reviewed 18 July 2019

It was very good to walk around and look at all the old machinery they used to harvest the sugar cane. The museum is very well set out.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Aussie2406
Reviewed 25 June 2019

By looking at the photographs, reading the explanations, and listening to the video, you will learn a lot about the production of sugar cane and island history as well.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ben S
Reviewed 14 June 2019

To learn about Hawaii's sugar history on Maui, this is a really good museum to learn the background and history of how Hawaii got it's start through plantation life. This is great for adults and kid. It isn't big, yet it isn't small. You don't...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank robertdX4400QY
Reviewed 6 June 2019

The sugar museum is located in part of a large former sugar processing mill. The museum has very informative displays of the development of the sugar industry in Hawaii and the role of Alexander and Baldwin. What is especially of interest is the people and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank specialedwanderer
Reviewed 25 April 2019

This little museum offers a great history of how sugar came to Maui and became such a big industry. Sugar is one of the reasons Hawaii has such a diverse population, Portuguese, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese and Polynesian ancestry.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 21 March 2019

...until a couple of years ago! Low Key, with many historical photos and machinery and mock ups. It was a hard life for the many immigrants --amazing how far some of them had come. We 3 adults totally enjoyed walking thru the museum on our...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Laura P
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Response from SugarMuseum | Property representative |
The Sugar Museum is a non profit organization. It will remain open, and is in fact planning to expand.
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