Join Us At The Palace

Iolani Palace is located in downtown Honolulu and is open on Monday-Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For tickets, visit the ticket office in the Iolani Barracks on the Palace Grounds Monday-Saturday from 8:30am-4pm. To make reservations, call 808-522-0832 or click below to make a reservation online.

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Download Our Mobile App

Download the official Iolani Palace mobile app for iPhones and Androids. Explore the Palace Grounds and navigate the various landmarks – from the Barracks to the Throne Room – with ease using an interactive map.

Hear captivating stories that took place within Palace walls by simply raising your device to your ear as you approach the landmark. Audio tour guide Puunui Wong will transport you back in time as you learn more about how our last reigning monarchs lived.

Download the Iolani Palace app by visiting the App Store on your device:

iPhone App Store

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Blue Star Museum

Iolani Palace is a proud member of Blue Star Museums program, which offers free admission to U.S. active-duty military personnel and their families beginning from (Saturday, May 26, 2018) to Labor Day (Monday,September 3, 2018). Free admission is also extended to members of the National Guard and Reserve forces.

Blue Star Museums is a network consisting of the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and over 2,000 museums across the United States committed to offering free admission to members of the nation’s armed forces and their families.

For more information on visiting the Palace through Blue Star Museums, visit!HI

Getting There

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

Directions & Parking


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 self-guided exploration of the basement gallery exhibits. It is suggested you allot approximately 60-90 minutes for either tour. Tour options vary based on the day of the week and the time.

Learn More About Tours

An introductory video “A King's Noble Vision” is shown every half-hour in the Iolani Barracks. Viewing of the film is free. As an abbreviated alternative, admission limited to the Basement Gallery Exhibits may be purchased.