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BVI Folk Museum

Road Town, Tortola
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Ranked #5 of 7 attractions in Road Town
Description: 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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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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 But the museum itself is made of 2 rooms with a small display and some outdated information (they even do not bother to correct out-of-date information, they just write over on the panel!!!).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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110 reviews 110 reviews
62 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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