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E Komo Mai! We have reopened our doors and are excited to welcome you back to Iolani Palace.

Docent-Led Tours are available on Thursdays only from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Self-Led Audio Tours are available on Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

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Virtual Experiences & Resources

Explore the Palace from a new perspective through our various digital resources.

Online Resources

Hours

Docent-Led Tours are available on Thursdays only from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Self-Led Audio Tours are available on Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Hours of Operation

Tours

Iolani Palace offers two tour options, a guided tour with a Palace Docent and a Self-Led Audio Tour. Both options include a tour of the first and second floors of Iolani Palace followed by a self-guided exploration of the basement gallery exhibits.

Docent-Led Tours are available on Thursdays only from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Self-Led Audio Tours are available on Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

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Kamaaina Sundays

Once a month, the Palace offers complimentary tickets to kamaaina guests. Local visitors may choose from the Guided Tour or Self-Led Audio Tour.

Note: Kamaaina Sundays are on hold until further notice.

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Getting Here

Iolani Palace is located in downtown Honolulu, a short drive or bus ride from Waikiki.

Address:
364 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

Directions & Parking

Palace Shop

We have two gift shops here at Iolani Palace. The first is located in the Hale Koa Barracks building which is next to the Palace.

Palace Shop

THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOUR VISIT

Attire

As Iolani Palace is a sacred place, we kindly ask guests to be dressed in a manner that is respectful of its cultural and historical significance.

  • Shirts and footwear are required; you will also be asked to wear shoe coverings provided by the Palace.
  • Bathing suits and beachwear (including beach coverups) are inappropriate attire and not permitted.
  • Clothing displaying profanity is not allowed.

Photography

We encourage Palace visitors to take selfies and share their experiences and are welcome to take photos of the Iolani Palace interior, exterior, and grounds for personal use. The following are not permitted:

  • Flash photography
  • Videotaping
  • Audio recording
  • Tripods/monopods or selfie sticks
  • Extended lenses

Commercial photography is strictly prohibited without prior written permission from Iolani Palace and the Hawaii State Film Office.

Children

Children under 5-years-old are free and must be in a front-held infant/child carrier, safely strapped in a stroller provided by Iolani Palace, or holding the hand of an accompanying adult at all times. Personal strollers are not permitted inside the Palace; there is no charge to use a Palace stroller. If the child is being disruptive, Palace personnel will ask that the child be taken outside.

Signage

Please respect all roped off areas and obey all posted signs placed throughout the interior and exterior of Iolani Palace.

Personal Belongings

The following are not allowed inside Iolani Palace:

  • Large bags
  • Backpacks
  • Luggage
  • Food and beverages

Service Animals

Service animals are permitted on the premises. We ask that you notify the reservations office and/or the cashiers before entering Iolani Palace.