Lord Howe Island Museum
Lord Howe Island Museum
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Katie D
Brighton and Hove, UK433 contributions
July 2023 • Couples
Well laid out, lots of information about the island, the history, the nature, definitely worth a visit!
Written 5 October 2023
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mrsfefe
nsw, australia24 contributions
Sept 2023 • Couples
Surprisingly well done museum. Lots of detailed and interesting displays. Very professionally put together. Allow some time to look at the gift store, lots of interesting items there too.
Written 1 October 2023
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granitav
Gosford, Australia67 contributions
Apr 2023
The museum and Coral Cafe are in the same building and is situated on Lagoon Road halfway between Lagoon Beach and town shops. Free to enter and great to get info and maps etc and have a coffee and simple food whilst there (you pay for this). Good value and excellent coffee.
Written 19 April 2023
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Sam180131
Sydney, Australia30 contributions
Jan 2023
A lovely museum for anyone curious about both the natural and social history of the island, and also a fantastic information hub. Well worth dropping past early in your stay to pick up information about what's on when, weather forecasts, and other useful bits and pieces.
Written 18 February 2023
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Cath L
Rutherford, Australia13 contributions
Jan 2023 • Couples
Fantastic displays of history as well as current conservation strategies. Helpful and enthusiastic. @coral-cafe great food.
Written 22 January 2023
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Harry J
3 contributions
Nov 2022
Our family thoroughly enjoyed visiting the museum and learning all there is to know about Lord Howe. Thank you
Written 29 December 2022
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Adrian M
22 contributions
Oct 2022
The museum should be visited early during a stay on the island, to see something on the history and natural history of LHI and of it's transition to World Heritage Listing. Worth a few hours of your time!
Written 24 October 2022
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Dingo_6152
Fremantle, Australia2,040 contributions
Sept 2022
Located at the corner of Lagoon Road and Middle Beach Road - impossible to miss, nestled amongst the Kentia palms - is the the Lord Howe Island Museum and Visitor’s Centre. It is open Sunday to Friday (closed Saturdays) between 9am and 1pm - so you need to be organised.

The museum consists of two galleries, with a separate theatre/room (where they run audio visual presentations). The eastern gallery deals with the environmental / conservation / geology of the island - which was absolutely fascinating (great display/explanation on the island's rare and endangered species) and the western gallery covers the human history from its original settlement. Between the two galleries is a gift shop, stocked with local products, the visitors counter (where you can book tours etc) and a small display on residents who fought in the wars.

They also run regular talks by locals, Ian Hutton and Ron Matthews.

The museum and visitor's centre are well worth visit when you are on the island.
Written 9 October 2022
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cagatravel
Shellharbour, Australia576 contributions
Feb 2022
I encourage all who visit LHI to visit this place as it has a great movie on the history of LHI. Excellent books & material, including local art and gifts of true value. Great place for coffee & food.
Written 6 September 2022
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Bricari
Brisbane, Australia196 contributions
May 2022
Very informative staff and a good display of the history of the island from its settlement to today.
Written 20 May 2022
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