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BVI Folk Museum

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HIstory and culture of the Islands--a must

Learn about migrations and human trafficking that have shaped the island peoples. A few artifacts... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2016
munjoyfan
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Portland, Maine
Discovery

Enjoyed the setting as I imagined myself living in that setting with its view of Matn Street and... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2015
Charlene S
,
Detroit, Michigan
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To get your cultural fill, stop by this small museum to view its collection of curios and relics from the island's slavery days.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
9 Mar 2016
“HIstory and culture of the Islands--a must”
9 Nov 2015
“Discovery”
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Road Town, Tortola
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

Learn about migrations and human trafficking that have shaped the island peoples. A few artifacts from the past.

Thank munjoyfan
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Enjoyed the setting as I imagined myself living in that setting with its view of Matn Street and the harbor. Information presented and there is an attendant to help or answer questions.

Thank Charlene S
Reviewed 12 March 2015

A small 2 roomed museum with friendly staff in the little shop/office at the back. Mainly photos but some furniture and other artifacts.

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Just a small museum as the picture shows, it has a few things of interest to educate. I remember it as being free but one reviewer claims to have paid? Worth a visit.

Thank 8100bob
Reviewed 6 March 2015

Very informative and enjoyable - doesn't take more than 1 hour to tour - would recommend to all who enjoy knowing more about the places they visit.

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Very historic with lots of British history attached,a little expensive ,but well worth a visit,indoor seating area with refreshments/drinks,but a little expensive

1  Thank Caron R
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Near the old post office, this little museum has displays of home grown, home-spun historical products as well as Amerindian objects and things from the Plantation era, also Rhone artifacts. Worth a look.

1  Thank Vyvienne C
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Located on Main Street, the folk museum has some information about the history of the island, including some Arawak/Carib artefacts (amongst others). It's literally just a room, so don't expect something amazing...but it's free, which is always good! There are much better things to visit,...More

2  Thank ZEESHANA2
Reviewed 26 February 2014

This museum is really only one room, but an incredible amount of information about the history of the island. Really worth a visit

2  Thank Mary2683
Reviewed 3 January 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...More

Thank incahueca
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