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Falkland Islands Museum

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Brilliant place to visit

We were down in the Falklands in May and went to visit the New Falklands Museum . What an update... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peter W
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Swanage, United Kingdom
A must see.

We only wish we'd had more time to browse through this terrific museum that provided a really... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Aglassortwo
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Melbourne, Australia
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The national museum of the Falklands! Celebrating the cultural heritage of the Falkland Islands, this large and modern museum complex is the one Stanley attraction that you will not want to miss. With five themed galleries (social, maritime and...more
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Ross Road | Historical Dockyard, Stanley, East Falkland FIQQ1ZZ, Falkland Islands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were down in the Falklands in May and went to visit the New Falklands Museum . What an update from the old place ,lots of interesting exhibits , wildlife , and historic way of life as well as presenting the impact to life the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only wish we'd had more time to browse through this terrific museum that provided a really comprehensive story of Falkland Island history and life. Apart from the main building, there are various outdoor exhibits and outbuildings with lots more to see including a cafe,...More

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Andzb, Manager at Falkland Islands Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. We are really glad you enjoyed your visit with us.

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Visited recently, and had a very enjoyable time. The museum has plenty of interesting artefacts from its history. Would highly recommend a visit to visitors to the island.

Thank Mark W
Andzb, Manager at Falkland Islands Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thanks for the taking the time to review our Museum Mark, we really appreciate it.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Maybe it is the isolation, maybe it is an understanding that it is best to use only what you need, whatever the secret, islanders have managed to preserve a wonderful collection of everyday items from early settlement that illustrate how island life has changed over...More

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Andzb, Manager at Falkland Islands Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

This is probably my favourite review yet! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review of our wonderful museum.

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Nothing in Stanley is big. You can breeze through but it is such a great place! A great cruise ship stop FOR SURE!!!

1  Thank CieD1
Andzb, Manager at Falkland Islands Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thanks for your review, we appreciate your lovely comment.

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We went here recently Good value for money Good location and free parking nearby More than enough to keep people of all ages entertained Nice toilets, coffee shop, gift shop etc. Also thought that it was good value for money

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Andrea B, Manager at Falkland Islands Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thanks for your review Darren and your lovely comments. We are glad you liked our gift shop too!

Reviewed 3 May 2018

The Historic Dockyard Museum is an indoor and outdoor exhibit on Ross Road - opposite the Malvina House Hotel. It consists of the Historic Dockyard Museum - the main building, outdoor anchors, a Radio-Telegraph and Telephone Exchange display, a Wash house display, the Tea Berry...More

1  Thank Delbe M
Andrea B, Manager at Falkland Islands Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you so much for your detailed review of our museum. We really appreciate you taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 13 April 2018

Miss this at your peril, very interesting to see how the children of the islands viewed the invasion in 1982 of the Argentines!

Thank K8Dve
Andrea B, Manager at Falkland Islands Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us. Glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 5 April 2018

Located a short walk from the pier, it's very easy to get to. Definitely worth taking some time to wander around.

Thank periwinkle29
Andrea B, Manager at Falkland Islands Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Thanks for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 29 March 2018

Excellently curated museum. Material very well presented and explains the Falklands' history, culture - present and future - in an original way. Could have spent many hours here.

Thank Liz65S
Andrea B, Manager at Falkland Islands Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

We are very proud of our museum - all of the staff have worked really hard so comments like this make it all worth while. Thank you for taking the time to review us.

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bubbles311
21 December 2017|
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Response from Ricky Y | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I went by way of a cruise trip and the cruise company arranged transportation for us to the town centre where the history museum is located and then other attractions as well. So I suggested that you check with your... More
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Maggie B
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Response from MuseumManager2015 | Property representative |
Hi - I'm so sorry for not responding sooner - I have only just got back to my desk and spotted this. We are open right through the day on the 16th, so really look forward to seeing you. :)
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