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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum

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Address: Vailima, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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+685 20798
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This was the poet's home for the last few years of his life and his burial...

This was the poet's home for the last few years of his life and his burial site.

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Fascinating look into the past

Definitely worth a visit to this beautiful house & grounds. Our guide was excellent & very informative. We fond the tour very interesting & were amazed by the home & original... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Mullumbimby, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Definitely worth a visit to this beautiful house & grounds. Our guide was excellent & very informative. We fond the tour very interesting & were amazed by the home & original artefacts.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great to learn the history of Robert and his family and the impact the Samoan people had on him and vice versa.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A wonderful restored home from the time of Robert Lewis Stevenson. The grounds are immaculate with a history of maintaining the grounds to perfection. A lot of period furniture in the house. A can't miss tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It was good to learn some od the history of ssamoa the walk up the hill is a bit of a challenge but worth it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

wonderful restored home with long history the house and grounds where lovely ..great story of how it is maintained ..lots of orginal furniture returned to house ..it is the too see attraction in apia

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful tour and information was great. Museum has been well presented. Proud to hear all of his history and his love for Samoa.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a beautiful place. Really enjoyed the tour that was given. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and had a beautiful singing voice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Treasure Island , Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, etc., etc. This very ill man was a godsend to the Samoa nation and could only spend his last four years here. His hose was built with love - and it shows- and it came iut huge, stately, well sired and lighted, and the woods were imported from California. A German bought... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is surrounded by beautiful gardens. It is a very well kept museum with lots to learn from. Make sure you climb the mountain to see Stevenson's Grave. The views were amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a rather big fan of Robert Louis Stevenson, I have a Scottish background and Dad used to read Treasure Island to me all the time, so this was a must on my list of things to do in Samoa. We arrived around 10am and were very impressed by the grounds, the garden is kept so neat and are... More 

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