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Great piece of History away from main street

The area is the site of the prison from earlier days. There is a story on a sign outside but was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beverly, Massachusetts
Great history lesson of Maui prison

This was a fun detour with some fun photo ops including a really antique car parked in front of the... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Bryan L
Oak Ridge, Tn
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187 Prison St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1242
+1 808-661-3262
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The area is the site of the prison from earlier days. There is a story on a sign outside but was roped off so you couldn't go inside. Its a nice piece of history that needs to be developed more.

Thank Jake_MA_11
Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is very old prison is really neat to see if you like historic buildings. When you see where it is located it is strange to think of a prison located where it is.

Thank David R
Reviewed 5 June 2018

My wife and I recently visited this site and found it to be somewhat interesting. As others have noted, the site could have been more fully developed. However, we appreciated what was there including the various pieces of flora on the site. It turned out...More

Thank irawine
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We discovered this place when our Lyft driver passed it on the way to our final destination. It's peaceful, spacious, and allows for a quick self-tour to days gone by.

Thank Jnennimtz
Reviewed 17 May 2018

This is the old jail for Maui. It is a few streets behind Front street and worth visiting if you are interested in Hawaiian history. There is no admission fee. What is there are the walls of the prison, the gatehouse and one building as...More

Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This was a fun detour with some fun photo ops including a really antique car parked in front of the prison wall. Was able to park on the street for a brief visit, enjoyed reading the signs and seeing the various equipment and locations open...More

Thank Bryan L
Reviewed 23 March 2018

There is space at the gate for about 3 cars to park for free. Posted sign says 20min is the max parking time. And that's okay as you really only need that amount of time here. A few signs explain the history and rules for...More

1  Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Free entry and a few parking lots out front make this museum easily accessible. It’s a shot but interesting stop, where you can walk around the grounds and see inside the cell block. Worth seeing if you have some time to kill in Lahaina.

Thank Langley4
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Worth a stop for a quick look around. Read the history info, take a look at the courtyard and cells. Interesting little site. It won’t take 15 mins but if your in Lahaina is a good stop....and it’s free!

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We accidentally came upon this site. It was very interesting to see the actual prison area, the jail cells and the history behind the prison and how the prisoners got there. If you have about :15 minutes and you are walking thru Lahaina, take a...More

Thank Todd D
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