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Falkland Islands Museum

Closed Now: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Fascinatingly educational insights

For such a small museum, an amazing amount of information is presented imaginatively and in easy to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
A True Gem

Most cruises to the Falklands include a stop at Port Stanley. It is well worth your time to stop at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Havre de Grace, Maryland
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The national museum of the Falklands! Celebrating the cultural heritage of the Falkland Islands, this large and modern museum complex is the one Stanley attraction that you will not want to miss. With five themed galleries (social, maritime and...more
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Ross Road | Historical Dockyard, Stanley, East Falkland FIQQ1ZZ, Falkland Islands
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All reviews natural history falkland islands main building falklands war interesting displays historic dockyard second floor small cafe fishing industry few hours antarctic exploration worth a visit sea life moving film on display gift shop couple of hours
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For such a small museum, an amazing amount of information is presented imaginatively and in easy to follow formats, aptly housed in historic buildings. The museum illustrates the islands’ diverse social history, but also covers flora and fauna, and their strategic position as a maritime...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Most cruises to the Falklands include a stop at Port Stanley. It is well worth your time to stop at this Museum. We found it full of interested information, from rooms dedicated to the life and activities of historic residents to a well done film...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LesPicker
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful museum this is, very diverse with excellent descriptions of the exhibits, staffed by excellent, knowledgeable curators, think this was the highlight of our visit to Port Stanley. Definitely a must see if you have the chance.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Phil Ingrid N
Reviewed 1 week ago

A huge collection of artifacts from the history of the Falklands made for an interesting afternoon. Particularly moving were the videos and accounts of the islanders of their experiences during the Falklands war which tell a side of the story that is little known. A...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DUAPhoto
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free museum to cruise passengers. Superb museum with lots of artefacts about initial settlement,fishing industry etc. Very moving video made by local children about the Argentinian invasion of 1982..at home in the uk we never realised how traumatic it was for local inhabitants. Great little...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kay c
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are not many attractions in Stanley but this museum is well worth a visit. It shows life on the islands in the old days and information about wildlife. The movie about the 1982 conflict, told by the children of that era, gave a good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank on4bam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really interesting visit. We sat and watched a film of the time of the Argentinian occupatioi seen through the eyes of the children narrated by them as adults. It was very moving. My cousin had been a chef on the Caberra at the time. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Janet O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wonderful place to spend an hour. Lots of interesting displays and there is a lovely shop too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nell C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had one glorious day in Stanley, the best day of our whole cruise. This small museum set in a number of authentic period buildings is stuffed with informative displays about people. The personal stories are what makes it all come alive, the hardships and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sallydavies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent museum, well beyond what a small community might be expected to create. The displays are interesting, and the history mostly told "straight" - truthful and honest reflections on the history of islands that are not without controversy. Even the events of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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December 21, 2017|
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Response from Ricky Y | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I went by way of a cruise trip and the cruise company arranged transportation for us to the town centre where the history museum is located and then other attractions as well. So I suggested that you check with your... More
January 3, 2017|
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Response from GJDN | Reviewed this property |
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Response from MuseumManager2015 | Property representative |
Hi - I'm so sorry for not responding sooner - I have only just got back to my desk and spotted this. We are open right through the day on the 16th, so really look forward to seeing you. :)