Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii

Hilo, HI

Where are we going?

Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii
600 Imiloa Place

808 969-9700

What is there to do?

It's the wonders of space and the universe that will fill your next family day out if you visit Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii!

Here, the final frontier is waiting to be explored!

Within the astronomy center, you'll find a host of exhibits that cover a range of fascinating themes, all of which can teach kids about that big mass all around us!

The exhibits are divided into two major areas: "Origins" and "Explorations." Within each of these areas kids will learn about Hawaiian and scientific beliefs, theories and practices related to Maunakea, the stars, and the world around us.

One minute you'll be exploring the birth of the cosmos, then the next you might be voyaging through some of the greatest achievements of human exploration.

Throughout the day, you might also be lucky enough to experience live presentations on a range of topics.

Then of course, you have the planetarium! Here, amazing shows are right above you as the wonders of the stars and the planets come to life. It's a pretty incredible experience!

So why not explore the magical world of space, from one of the most magical parts of the USA with the Imiloa Astronomy Center, and have an out of this world family day out!


How much does it cost?

Adults: $17.50. Extra planetarium show $5

Children: $9.50 (ages 5-12) Extra planetarium show $3

Discount: Seniors and military receive $2 off admission, and discounts for Hawaiian residents

Free Under: 5 years


When can we go?

9am - 5pm Tues - Sun

Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, & New Years Day


I’m Hungry!

They can offer breakfast, lunch and dinner at the restaurant! Breakfast & Lunch Hours Tuesday – Sunday: 7 AM – 4 PM Dinner Hours Thursday – Sunday: 5 PM – 8:30 PM - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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