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Bounty Folk Museum

Middlegate Junction, Norfolk Island, Australia
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Type: History Museums, Museums
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Brisbane, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

By far and away, the most item packed museum on the island. It is a PRIVATE museum, yet still only charges $10 admission - the same as the government ones.

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I think they must throw nothing away on Norfolk Island, the displays are very lifelike, the only critisisym I would make is, that the exhibits were a it dusty.

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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

During our recent trip to Norfolk Island we visited all the museums in Kingston and were caught up in the dark history of the two settlements and the atrocities that were dealt to the convicts. It was a very pleasant experience to see another side to the Island's development with some amazing displays of antiques and historical artefacts from Norfolk's... More 

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

I was only told about this museum by another person who had visited it the day before. It wasn't on my list of places to visit as I had already visited all the museums in Kingston. I was pleased that I did as it was very good and has such a variety of displays and antiques from Norfolk's earlier years.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

this was a surprise ,very interesting little museum ,full of the history of the settlement right from the beginning.

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Rockhampton, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Amazing display of historical artefacts. Take time to absorb yourself in the history and tie this in with other tours and museums on the island.

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Wollongong, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

A good core of information on the Bounty. However much of the large collection is "stuff" that can be found in many other mainland museum. A bit higgledy piggledy without updated information. Many of the hand drawn posters are a museum within the museum.

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Townsville, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

What a wonderful museum so much to see, read and learn about the history of Norfolk. The lovely lady (Moira) was very helpful and also an interesting lady to speak to. There is so much reading material (researched by her late husband) about the different settlements of Norfolk. It cost $10 and it was well worth it, my husband and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
48 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We had the Museum to ourselves and really enjoyed it. Needs a bit of a clean and dust but having run a small history museum with a group of volunteers I know just how hard this is.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Interesting private collection from a couple who moved from VIC to Norfolk back to 1980's, great research work on Pitcairn settlers, especially interesting to read the hand written books by the owner of museum in the very first room when you enter the museum, the books give you a lot of inside folk story you will not get from other... More 

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