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Address: Middlegate Junction, Norfolk Island, Australia
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Worth the entry fee

Looks small from the outside but is packed with historical displays. Spent a good hour in there poking around

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Geoff S
Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Looks small from the outside but is packed with historical displays. Spent a good hour in there poking around

Thank Geoff S
Pymble, Australia
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35 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is your typical historical town museum where anything being thrown out has found its way to the museum. There is a lot to study and the written notes in folders can entertain for a long time. So much information! However, it is probably past its prime with the founder now dead. It needs some love to bring it up... More 

Thank Robert B
Maclean NSW
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52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two hours here, wanderng around the house, reading the wonderful stories, looking at yesteryear's incredible artifacts and searching for the ghost. Yep there is ghosts here, they have been experienced. Sadly not for this reviewer but for others. $10.00 per adult for the visit and well worth it.

Thank Blujinja
Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

This privately owned museum has so much "stuff" that you may need several visits to absorb it all ! A wonderful collection of memorabilia which tells so much of the settlement of Norfolk over the years

Thank Sarah14Alex
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

There is such a wide range of historical memorabilia here, with lots of information about the history of what happened on the Bounty. Don't miss it!

Thank Doris D
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

This is the most amazing little museum but stuffed to the rafters with curiosities and history. Many of the items pertaining to the history of Norfolk, you'll find nowhere else. Having said that, the museum is privately owned and maintained by a lady of mature years, hence 'a museum in a museum'. Some may be horrified by the dated presentation,... More 

Thank andrea t
Bribie Island, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

By far the largest collection of artifacts containing Norfolk Islands history. Copies of the English Newspaper detailing Captain Cooks 2nd global voyage in which he discovered and named Norfolk Island. Early photographs of the Pitcairn Settlers, photographs of whaling when enormous were hauled onto the shore Countless other interesting collections within a the collection. A place to while away an... More 

Thank Travelbug291
Queensland, Australia
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This museum is absolutely packed full of history and holds a wealth of information for those keen to know more of Norfolk Island's history. One could spend hours here looking at beautifully written files and gazing at the displays. Truly a place that has been put together with love and respect.

Thank Judith S
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

This was an amazing collection of artefacts from recent times back to early days. The photos were great. Altogether, well worth the visit!

Thank 179kn
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40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

It would have to be the best private collection of local memorabilia that I have ever come across. You must read the research books, which are mostly hand written.

Thank rosscoSydney

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