The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu is now part of the Honolulu Museum of Art, and is called the Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House. It was the only museum in the state of Hawaii devoted exclusively to contemporary art. The Contemporary Museum had two venues: in residential Honolulu at the historic Spalding House, and downtown Honolulu at First Hawaiian Center. All venues continue to be open to the public.Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , online itinerary creator Edition.
Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House reviews
We visited and had lunch at the museum during it's last week of operation. The property and views were wonderful, but the property is apparently being put up for sale and it is now closed. more »
On one of my daily hikes in Makiki Heights I came across this museum in the most unexpected place. It was early in the morning and although the the museum was not open yet the gates were open and I.... more »
Our favorite weekend spot. Love getting a picnic from the case and eating it out on the lawn under the huge tree. The grounds are super fun for kids - easy jungle climbing paths and lots of space for them to run around. Inside had a small but nice at collection.
The grounds were beautiful and there were a few nice pieces of art, but I would have been disappointed had I spent $20 to visit. Our ticket to visit a different museum covered our entrance fee, which made it worth the trip.
Plan your trip to Honolulu
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
See all ›
See all ›
Side trips from Honolulu
Hidden gems in Honolulu
See all ›
Trips to Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House by other users
60 days in Honolulu BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 57 days in Honolulu & Kailua-Kona BY A USER FROM JAPAN June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 38 days in Oahu BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Honolulu BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 26 days in Honolulu & Haleiwa BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, outdoors Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Honolulu BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced