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Commissariat Store Museum

Kingston, Norfolk Island, Australia
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Its amazing whatthey salvaged

This is an amazing historical Museum and contains items salvages from the HMS Sirius along with... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Melbourne, Australia
Norfolk's layers of history

This museum give you a good idea of the layers of history this island has experienced. The china... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Barbara G
Bathurst, Australia
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Kingston, Norfolk Island, Australia
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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 27 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 3 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 17 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
Reviewed 10 January 2017

One of the four museums which is included with the Museum Pass and definitely worthwhile visiting if you are interested in the history of Norfolk Island, especially the convict settlement.

1  Thank Kerrie L
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is one of the four small museums that are all worth a look - and you can visit and revisit in your own time as well as tag along on a guided tour (well worth it). The church upstairs above this museum is also...More

2  Thank foodiept
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