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Super little local museum

Hats off to the enthusiasts who have compiled this little gem which sets a high standard for local... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Cool !!!

In this cozy museum you can find all about the history of the beautiful Saint Helena island. Its a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sven L
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Jamestown, St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha STHL 1ZZ
(290) 2845
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hats off to the enthusiasts who have compiled this little gem which sets a high standard for local museums by being both extensive and educational without being overly academic or patronising. A fascinating glimpse in to the history of the island

Thank AlistairBurrow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In this cozy museum you can find all about the history of the beautiful Saint Helena island. Its a must do in Jamestown !!!

Thank Sven L
Reviewed 22 February 2018

I must admit that before I went into the museum I didn't expect much from it's small exterior but what a surprise inside. Yes, it's a small museum but it's full of the island's history with lots of interesting artefacts and information. Entry is free...More

Thank AKS1005
Reviewed 13 February 2018

What a jewel of a museum with lots of fascinating artefacts and old photos about all aspects of life on the island.

Thank Nicholas W
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

This is a great little museum. I had been in touch with them in advance because I’ve had in my family for 180 years a large telescope acquired on the island by a naval ancestor. I wondered if it was time to repatriate it, and...More

Thank pdtw2014
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Has info on the island's discovery, population, visitors, shipwrecks, current status, and more. Expect to spend at least 2 hours, but well worth it!!

Thank Austin E
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

I actually didn’t know anything about Santa Helena before making this trip, so the small, but rich museum helped me understand a bit more of the island and its history. There are two floors and u can see objects and read some short texts about...More

Thank Beatriz O
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Crammed with interesting facts and insights, a visit to the museum is well recommended. It's well located and easy to find (near the harbour) and it has a shop where you can buy books, t-shirts, etc. We loved our visit to the museum and learnt...More

Thank AlisonT342
Reviewed 24 December 2017

The whole island is just an amazing experience - a unique little museum - wonderful snorkelling or diving with whale sharks - numerous sightings of dolphins - great easy fishing - and hiking 'upside down' you always start at the top of the hill and...More

Thank mags2wers
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This is such a well organised and interesting display, looked after by a dedicated and committed crew. It does St.Helena's complex history credit!

Thank Cutawaycamo
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