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Address: Road Town, Tortola
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To get your cultural fill, stop by this small museum to view its collection...

To get your cultural fill, stop by this small museum to view its collection of curios and relics from the island's slavery days.

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Enjoyed the setting as I imagined myself living in that setting with its view of Matn Street and the harbor. Information presented and there is an attendant to help or answer... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 November 2015
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Detroit, Michigan
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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Learn about migrations and human trafficking that have shaped the island peoples. A few artifacts from the past.

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

Enjoyed the setting as I imagined myself living in that setting with its view of Matn Street and the harbor. Information presented and there is an attendant to help or answer questions.

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Thank Charlene S
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

A small 2 roomed museum with friendly staff in the little shop/office at the back. Mainly photos but some furniture and other artifacts.

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Thank Margaret G
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2015

Just a small museum as the picture shows, it has a few things of interest to educate. I remember it as being free but one reviewer claims to have paid? Worth a visit.

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Thank 8100bob
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

Very informative and enjoyable - doesn't take more than 1 hour to tour - would recommend to all who enjoy knowing more about the places they visit.

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Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

Very historic with lots of British history attached,a little expensive ,but well worth a visit,indoor seating area with refreshments/drinks,but a little expensive

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

Near the old post office, this little museum has displays of home grown, home-spun historical products as well as Amerindian objects and things from the Plantation era, also Rhone artifacts. Worth a look.

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1 Thank Vyvienne C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

Located on Main Street, the folk museum has some information about the history of the island, including some Arawak/Carib artefacts (amongst others). It's literally just a room, so don't expect something amazing...but it's free, which is always good! There are much better things to visit, but if you have a bit of time to kill, it might be worth a... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2014

This museum is really only one room, but an incredible amount of information about the history of the island. Really worth a visit

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Geneva, Switzerland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2014

The lady in the museum was friendly. But the museum itself is made of 2 rooms with a small display and some outdated information (they even do not bother to correct out-of-date information, they just write over on the panel!!!). Still, it is FREE and you will learn some little thing. But it's a real shame that a financial paradize... More 

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