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Bounty Folk Museum

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Address: Middlegate Junction, Norfolk Island 2899, Australia

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Private museum with lots of history

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Norfolk Island, Australia
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Norfolk Island, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 the museum whilst it still lasts. A lot of the notes are handwritten and some... More 

Thank DelanA82
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Sunbury, Australia
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28 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 to read about local history in some of the archives on display.

Thank Mike L
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

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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86 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 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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