Group Visit

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Field trip? 

Family reunion?

We welcome groups!


PTM offers a variety of educational experiences within our 100-year-old historic downtown building, allowing groups to receive a detailed presentation from a museum expert, and engage with interactive exhibits.


You will be contacted for confirmation as soon as possible after you submit the group scheduling form. Reservations are processed on a first come, first serve basis in the order they are received. Upon visit confirmation, you will receive a group contract via email. If you have not received a date confirmation within 10 business days, please check your spam and junk mail folders.

Please note the following:

  • Minimum group size is 10
  • Maximum group size is 45
  • Suggested visit time: 1 hour
    • Initial 30-45 minute group presentation may cover science of tsunamis, Hilo history, or personal accounts of survivors – the topic is your choice!
    • Presentations are followed by exploring the museum on your own.
  • For groups of less than 10 participants, we can provide an introduction, by a docent or museum employee, at the start of your visit.
  • No-shows and cancellations within 24 hours of your scheduled visit will incur a $100 no-show fee.