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Jagger Museum and Observatory

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Take 30 minutes in this state-of-the-art teaching museum and enhance your understanding of volcanic eruptions and the unique geology of the Park and the surrounding region. Located on the westside of the Kilauea Caldera on the Crater Rim Drive in the National Park, the Jaggar Museum contains numerous exhibits that explain the history and behavior of Hawaiian volcanoes. The museum is named after Dr. Thomas Augustus Jaggar of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Here visitors can see videos of volcanic activity, geologic displays and lots of working seismographs. The Jaggar Museum also has magnificent overlooks into Kilauea Caldera and Halema'uma'u Crater, which makes it a great place to take pictures. There is a small gift shop inside the museum. The museum is open daily from 8:30 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Naniloa Volcanoes Resort
93 Banyan Drive Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Phone (808)969-3333 Fax (808)969-6622
Email: res@hottours.us
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