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Address: Road Town, Tortola
Description: To get your cultural fill, stop by this small museum to view its...
To get your cultural fill, stop by this small museum to view its collection of curios and relics from the island's slavery days.
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quaint and informative

A small 2 roomed museum with friendly staff in the little shop/office at the back. Mainly photos but some furniture and other artifacts.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
38 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

A small 2 roomed museum with friendly staff in the little shop/office at the back. Mainly photos but some furniture and other artifacts.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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161 reviews 161 reviews
54 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Just a small museum as the picture shows, it has a few things of interest to educate. I remember it as being free but one reviewer claims to have paid? Worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Very informative and enjoyable - doesn't take more than 1 hour to tour - would recommend to all who enjoy knowing more about the places they visit.

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Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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283 reviews 283 reviews
88 attraction reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Very historic with lots of British history attached,a little expensive ,but well worth a visit,indoor seating area with refreshments/drinks,but a little expensive

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Near the old post office, this little museum has displays of home grown, home-spun historical products as well as Amerindian objects and things from the Plantation era, also Rhone artifacts. Worth a look.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 attraction reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Located on Main Street, the folk museum has some information about the history of the island, including some Arawak/Carib artefacts (amongst others). It's literally just a room, so don't expect something amazing...but it's free, which is always good! There are much better things to visit, but if you have a bit of time to kill, it might be worth a... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This museum is really only one room, but an incredible amount of information about the history of the island. Really worth a visit

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Geneva, Switzerland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
55 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The lady in the museum was friendly. But the museum itself is made of 2 rooms with a small display and some outdated information (they even do not bother to correct out-of-date information, they just write over on the panel!!!). Still, it is FREE and you will learn some little thing. But it's a real shame that a financial paradize... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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171 reviews 171 reviews
82 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

This is a small but very informative little museum. The exhibits are basically a few cases with some artifacts. But there is a wonderful timeline covering most of the walls that walks you through the entire history of the island! Very very informative. Little gift shop had some hand crafted items that were maybe a little overpriced, but they support... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

definitely worth a quick look to learn some history of the islands

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