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Address: Middlegate Junction, Norfolk Island, Australia

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My husband and I loved this museum, we were greeted by a wonderful lady who lived and breathed the history of Norfolk Island and we were delighted with the wealth of history on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My husband and I loved this museum, we were greeted by a wonderful lady who lived and breathed the history of Norfolk Island and we were delighted with the wealth of history on show not only to look at but touch! .

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Queensland, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This was the last museum we visited on the island but I think we spent the most time in it. Moira is lovely and only to happy to answer any questions. All the research done by Moira's late husband is amazing - and all the hand-written information is a pleasure to read. Looking at the museum from the outside is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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58 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Any Australian used to country museums will feel right at home. The museum is large and stuffed with things. A lot of some things, a few of others. It's like a treasure hunt wandering around, finding the bits and pieces that appeal to you. Overall it's a very comprehensive collection and well worth a visit.

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Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Located cnr Middlemount Rd & Queen Elizabeth Drive diagonally opposite the school. in my opinion, by far the best museum (& privately run) on the Island. Got stuff from convict days, whaling days, WW 2 days, resettlement of Pitcairn Islanders etc. Entry only about $10 (cheaper than the others) and the lady who owns/runs it is only too helpful to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Don't miss this one. We arrived half hour b4 closing. Only saw one room out of 5 plus. Lovely owner Moira said come back anytime. Old photos dating to 1800's. Pistols, Muskets, Cameras, Medical equip, literature, etc etc. Most comprehensive display. only $10. So glad we visited.

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New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

What a collection! Lots of interesting things to see. Very interesting experience. At $10, the entry price seemed reasonable. Glad we visited.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

We visited here on the last day if our stay and should have come earlier so we could spend more time. Looks small from the outside but many rooms inside packed full of personal items and historical research on the early years in Norfolk Island, well worth a visit if Australian European history is your interest

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Wollongong, Australia
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19 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Only $10 to see the most amazing collection of material about Norfolk Island. History, ethnography, old cameras.... the lot. Much of it lovingly collected by the present owner's late husband. He also wrote up huge amounts of material IN INK and kept it in highly organised and cross-indexed ledgers. Don't miss this amazing museum. See it while you can.

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Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

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
17 helpful votes 17 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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