Norfolk Island Museums
Details & Facilities
Hours: Museums: Monday to Saturday all venues 11.00am to 3.00pm, Sundays - Pier Store only 11.00am to 3.00pm
The Norfolk Island museums reveals to you Norfolk's amazing and multi-layered stories. The Island was first settled by the Polynesians, discovered by Captain Cook in 1774, then in 1788 by the British who later made it a convict hell hole. Since 1856 it has been the home to the descendants of the Bounty mutineers. The 4 museums located in World Heritage Kingston, help you explore the island's past as well as today's living local culture.
No. 10 Quality Row - A Georgian House built for the Foreman of Works and restored to 1844.
Pier Store - Housing the Pitcairn/ Norfolk stories, including artefacts from the Bounty, Pitcairn Island and Norfolk Island since 1856.
Sirius Museum- Housing nationally significant artefacts from the Flag Ship of the First Fleet HMS Sirius wrecked at Kingston in 1790.
Commissariat Store - Archaeological remains that have been collected from around the Kingston area are on display here.
A museum pass is available $25 for adults, school children are free. Explore at your pace, multiple entry or join a guided tag along tour.
For Whom the Bell tolls - stories from the Cemetery. Every Tuesday and Friday at 11.30am a guided tour through the convict cemetery.