Grove Farm Museum

4050 Nawiliwili Road, Lihue, HI 96766 - United States



Museum Day Hours of Operation: 10:00 am ‐ 2:00 pm

Acquired in 1864 by George N. Wilcox, Grove Farm homestead was the center of operations for his developing sugar plantation. Visitors will find one of Hawaii's earliest surviving set of domestic, agricultural, and sugar plantation buildings, as well as the 1850 and 1875 homes with original furnishings and Hawaiiana collections, surrounded by magnificent orchards and vast pasture lands.

Grove Farm is the only authentic sugar plantation museum on Kauai and has the largest collection of operating sugar plantation steam locomotives in the world!


The Grove Farm museum buildings will be open with guides stationed within for self guided tours. There will be cultural entertainment and demonstrations. Also, the historic sugar plantation steam train, Paulo, will be running at the locomotive learning park on Haleko Road, across from the old Lihue mill site in Lihue.

This venue will accept your Museum Day Live! ticket on the screen of your smartphone and in person.

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