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Baldwin Home Museum

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After visiting Wo Hing Museum, our admission included the Baldwin House. Lots of history on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Good place to pick up history of the early days. The people that man the place were very helpful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The Baldwin Home was built in 1834 and served as the home of a practicing physician, Rev. Dwight Baldwin who is credited for saving the people of Maui, Molokai and Lanai from the scourge of smallpox during the terrible epidemic of 1853. The home...more
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120 Dickenson St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1224
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All reviews candlelight tour interesting history maui history period pieces wo hing entry fee short visit early days medical instruments well worth the stop great history lesson guided tour interesting place on display front street downtown lahaina hawaiian culture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly the museums in Maui are not worth the coast, not that it was that expensive but it just did not give alot of information.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting Wo Hing Museum, our admission included the Baldwin House. Lots of history on display and very educational for those wanting to know more of Maui's history. Scary display of early surgical instruments! The volunteer was very knowledgeable and friendly. The house is much...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were given a personal introduction to the museum and its history by a guide which was great. It's a small house museum and there isn't much to see but if you have any interest in the role of missionaries n Hawaii, it's worth a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Greg was great and he knew his stuff. The house was well worth seeing and the admission pays for three other museums on Maui. Very glad we stopped in.

Thank Dylan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to pick up history of the early days. The people that man the place were very helpful and knowledgeable about the what, where, who, and why's of the time.

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Baldwin house is in downtown Lahaina by the big banyon tree. It was a well persevered bit of history from when Hawaii (then the Sandwich Islands) were being visited by missionaries. The house, which was home to two prominent white families, was the center...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Interesting place with historical significance to Lahaina's past. Definitely worth a look during your visit.

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Joni C, Manager at Baldwin Home Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Mahalo for visiting the Baldwin Home Museum! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

After reading James Michener’s historical novel- Hawaii- this was a must - see stop on my short visit to Lahaina. I now have a visual image of how the missionary doctors lived during this time. Artifacts include furniture, dishes, clothing, and surgical instruments all displayed...More

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Joni C, Manager at Baldwin Home Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Mahalo for visiting the Baldwin Home Museum and sharing your photos! I'm glad you enjoyed your time and learned about what life was like in Lahaina in the 1800s. Your attendance helps further the mission to preserve the heart of historic Lahaina and share and...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018

1. The museum greeter, Atina, is a wealth of knowledge about the Baldwin family, as well as Lahaina's history. Ask her any question about the city; chances are she knows the answer! 2. The house is a clean, and has lots of pieces of artifacts...More

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Joni C, Manager at Baldwin Home Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Mahalo for visiting the Baldwin Home Museum and sharing such beautiful photos! I'm glad that Etina was able to share Lahaina's unique history and culture with you. Your attendance helps further the mission to preserve the heart of historic Lahaina and we appreciate you for...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

We got more history talking to the docent than what you actually see in the museum so make sure you ask questions or it may not be worth the trip. Definitely not of interest to children and nor recommended as everything is so fragile and...More

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Joni C, Manager at Baldwin Home Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Mahalo for visiting the Baldwin Home Museum! Thank you for your feedback about children in the museum... While our mission to preserve the history and culture of historic Lahaina, it is also important to share that knowledge with the future generation. One of our goals...More

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Mindnay Nisa G
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Response from Joni C | Property representative |
Aloha! The entrance fee to the Baldwin Home Museum is $7 per person, which also includes admission to the Wo Hing Museum (2 blocks down from Baldwin). 2 museums for the price of $7! The admission is also good for a... More
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