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Bounty Folk Museum

Middlegate Junction, Norfolk Island 2899, Australia
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A treasure trove of history

This private museum is a must explore for those fascinated in the history of Norfolk Island. Each... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Trish C
,
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Lots of historic information (for researchers) as well as displays

This is a privately run museum (not part of the Kingston Museum pass) but if you are researching... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
atripadviserguest
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Australia
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Middlegate Junction, Norfolk Island 2899, Australia
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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This private museum is a must explore for those fascinated in the history of Norfolk Island. Each of the five rooms captures different experiences. Don't be fooled by its unassuming exterior.

Thank Trish C
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a privately run museum (not part of the Kingston Museum pass) but if you are researching the island's history or information about particular settlers, this can be a great start. There are also some displays which would be entertaining for adulst as well...More

Thank atripadviserguest
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We spent 2 hours quietly browsing through this unique museum which crams in a vast collection of items reflecting the Second and Third Settlements. Very educational for those wishing to know more about those eras. The items and topics are diverse and informative. It is...More

Thank RayandPam J
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Although this establishment had plenty to see and had many Bounty artifacts, it seem to be more a "bric a brac" museum full of "old wares" from past generations. That said, it did have good research facilities. We thought it needed a good clean up...More

Thank Col A
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The "Bounty" Folk Museum has been open for several years and - perhaps uncharitably - shows it at times. That said, there are some interesting bits and pieces to be seen here. In contrast to some reviews here, which seem to be of a different...More

Thank Professionalwanderer
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The Bounty Folk Museum is a private museum with lots of information and a vast collection. It is located on the corner of Middlegate Road and Queen Elizabeth Avenue. The entrance fee is $10 and there is certainly lots of information to take in. See...More

Thank DelanA82
Reviewed 29 December 2016

If you are really, really into history and want to sit and read archives you would like this place, but otherwise don't waste your time and money. The place looks like hasn't been dusted in years and I couldn't get out fast enough.

Thank Kimage
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This museum is one of several at Kingston and tells the story of the Bounty via many artifacts and by the end of this tour you will know all about the early history of Norfolk

Thank kevin d
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This charming museum showcases life on Norfolk Island from early settlement through the years and offers a bit of everything. 5 rooms of items to explore. Although not a polished display, it has a charm and depth of exhibits worth seeing. You are also able...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 20 May 2016

It's a bit of a hodge podge of a Museum but it is well worth a look around and aim to spend a reasonable amount of time there as there is a LOT to see and read.

Thank TwoHons
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