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Commissariat Store Museum

Kingston, Norfolk Island, Australia
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Damp Smelling Old Stone Relics

Immerse yourself back in time, while at the same time meeting locals who potentially share the same... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Penelope M
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Agnes Water, Australia
A mudt see

The chance to see the original history of Norfolk and hear about the prisoners and pioneers if... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
835cdj
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Brisbane Region, Australia
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  • Excellent57%
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“on display” (7 reviews)
“long tour” (4 reviews)
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Kingston, Norfolk Island, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Immerse yourself back in time, while at the same time meeting locals who potentially share the same name as a Bounty Crew Member. Loved the historic pieces housed here, a great selection of historical relevant books to purchase, First Fleet Chart and Maps. Take time...More

Thank Penelope M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The chance to see the original history of Norfolk and hear about the prisoners and pioneers if going on an escorted tour with very informative guides

Thank 835cdj
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is an amazing historical Museum and contains items salvages from the HMS Sirius along with cannons and the like you need to spend some time in here as there is some reading to be done.

1  Thank roddy1_11
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This museum give you a good idea of the layers of history this island has experienced. The china and porcelain collection is very interesting.

1  Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The store is one of a series of four museums in the Kingston area that you can visit for a single fee of $25. The museum are small, but tell their stories well, and the artefacts on display here are world class. The Sirius museum...More

1  Thank LucyKate
Reviewed 15 March 2017

we went to all the island museums at Kingston area. we were amazed at the hardness and difficulties experienced by the convicts and free settlers to make a foothold across the 4 settlements - Polynesians, 1788 - 1st free settlers, 1825 - convicts and 1856...More

1  Thank Paul L
Reviewed 4 March 2017

All museums age excellent! However, they have a lot more in storage that could be on display if they had the correct floor space to expand. A shame that we only see a small amount on display.

1  Thank Min4647
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Our guide had a great sense of humour and knowledge of the history of Norfolk Island. The Store is well work a visit.

1  Thank Hard_working_farmers
Reviewed 25 January 2017

One of the 4 museums in the Arthur's Vale area which each present a different aspect of the island's history. Each one is worth visiting in its own right and you can also get a more personalised point of view on one of the tag...More

1  Thank Goannas
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went through this building on a Tag A Long tour which is included when you buy the Museum Pass (Great Value). The tour guide was so thorough and informative and it was a really fascinating building. Make sure you go through the church at...More

1  Thank chooky2017
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