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This place is a Gold Mine of History, Artifacts and Genealogy gems.

We went here towards the end of our trip, but you should start here! The museum is a treasure, and... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Melbourne, Australia
You will be amazed at what is in here!

You could get lost for hours in the museum! So many things to see and read. Good for a rainy day... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Middlegate Junction, Norfolk Island 2899, Australia
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

We went here towards the end of our trip, but you should start here! The museum is a treasure, and the life work of curator Moira and her husband. Amazing records of early times, with photos of Island events. Things that tell of the life...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

You could get lost for hours in the museum! So many things to see and read. Good for a rainy day. There are 4 buildings of things to see. Closed on Sundays.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank N4510TSjenny
Reviewed 29 April 2018

This was the best museum, as far as we are concerned. Overflowing with history like an Aladdin's Cave, you need to allow time to see it all. Thank you to the owner for sharing all this history.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The amount of information that was available was fantastic. Very friendly lady runs this museum and a lot of the information had been compiled and cataloged by her late husband. You could definitely spend half a day here and right across the road from the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank John K
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This is a collection of one man over many years. It's truly remarkable. It would benefit hugely from being in a better building - it was very hot and humid when we were there. The collection really needs to be culled and upgraded as it...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank embee2015
Reviewed 6 January 2018

old dated museum from the outside and old dated muesum on the inside , but it is worth a look as it has some interesting things to see and read all in the one place. it is actually lots bigger inside than it looks from...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank TonyBBrisbane
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This private museum is a must explore for those fascinated in the history of Norfolk Island. Each of the five rooms captures different experiences. Don't be fooled by its unassuming exterior.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Trish C
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a privately run museum (not part of the Kingston Museum pass) but if you are researching the island's history or information about particular settlers, this can be a great start. There are also some displays which would be entertaining for adulst as well...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank atripadviserguest
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We spent 2 hours quietly browsing through this unique museum which crams in a vast collection of items reflecting the Second and Third Settlements. Very educational for those wishing to know more about those eras. The items and topics are diverse and informative. It is...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank RayandPam J
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Although this establishment had plenty to see and had many Bounty artifacts, it seem to be more a "bric a brac" museum full of "old wares" from past generations. That said, it did have good research facilities. We thought it needed a good clean up...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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