Did you know that sugar cane was one of the biggest industries on Kauai for over 150 years? (It has to come from somewhere!)
Grove Farm Homestead Museum is a fascinating and educational day out for the whole family as it will give you all an authentic experience of the sugar cane heritage on the island.
It was acquired in 1864 (that's a pretty long time ago!), and today is beautifully preserved so families just like you can experience the operation of a true sugar cane plantation.
Set in over 100 acres, you can explore the original plantation main house, as well as the guest cottage, the owners cottage, residences, the old office, and even the worker's housing camp.
Kids can even experience the ongoing active household and garden activities - from the banana patches, pastures, and cleaning schedules (Kids - take some pointers for when you get home!)
Three days of the week you can take tours around this amazing location of Grove Farm Heritage Museum, and really learn first hand what it would have been like to be involved in such a booming industry at the time.
Did you know that ones of the first sugar cane plantations in Hawaii was started in 1854? (here's a hint - it's Grove Farm!) The tour will be FULL of fun and interesting facts for you to take away, and it doesn't hurt that the location is one of the most beautiful in the state!
Don’t forget that Grove Farm Heritage Museum has some super fun events for you too, so keep an eye out! You might be able to have a fun reds up session in early 1800s and 1900s clothings, and taste amazing food. You might even get to experience a full old time train ride - just SOME of the fun events that go on!
Who said history can’t be fun!
If you're in Hawaiian paradise, then you're pretty close! Located at 4050 Nawiliwili Road in Lihue, Kauai, the farm is located on the western edge between Nawiliwili Harbor and Kukui Grove Shopping Center.Get directions
$20 donation suggested
$10 donation suggested (Ages 5 - 12)
The musum strive to make sure that their collections and items are well preserved, and continue to tell the story of the farm for many visitors to come!
The tours are very popular, so once you have booked, you need to cancel at least 24 hours in advance otherwise you will be charged
There is indeed a gift shop where you can pick up a variety of books and other items which will all help in the continuation of your education of the farm!
What a great way to spend a day outside the classroom! They of course offer school tours, where students can explore the historic grounds, and look at the amazing artifacts. There is also a restored sugar train ride that can be arranged!
Make sure you bring some water - it's always great to stay hydrated!
When you arrive, check in at the old Grove Farm office which is just the first building on the right after the parking lot.
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