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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum

Vailima, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
+685 20798
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Family trip

It was very informative tour guide friendly and great knowledge of the museum. We learned a lot... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
great tour guide, well worth the visit

Great tour of the property and a lot of interesting history. Tour guide was very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Christchurch, New Zealand
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This was the poet's home for the last few years of his life and his burial site.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Vailima, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
+685 20798
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was very informative tour guide friendly and great knowledge of the museum. We learned a lot about the history of Samoa and it's people.

Thank lisa_ioane
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great tour of the property and a lot of interesting history. Tour guide was very friendly and greeted us all with a hug (suprising some of us haha) Sung a beautiful song, the building is really well maintained as are the gardens, well worth the...More

Thank RachelJ535
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent tour guide, interesting history and artefacts. Great venue for events etc. Worth a look but a short tour.

Thank colinpaulf
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip as I didn't expect to enjoy it so much. The passion and knowledge of the staff was fantastic and the presentation was well timed and very informative. The tour of the museum is only about an...More

1  Thank MR-Bne
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most amazing guide, Margaret (if was her birthday). She is so passionate about her job and she made our visit especially good. It was great to be able to go back through after the official tour and take photos and have a...More

1  Thank kiwihappydragonlady
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to get to from Apia and relaxing when you get there, with knowledgeable and helpful staff. Allow 1 to 2 hours for the visit, depending on your interest in Samoa and Stevenson.

1  Thank JoeCNewZealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum on a typically nice hot day, 32 degC. The museum tour was well done and conducted by a knowledgeable young man who was proud to be sharing this part of Samoan History. After the tour we embarked on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended a large function, with several heads of government. Incredible organisation, food was amazing, set up was very impressive.

Thank Eddie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without doubt the highlight of Samoa. Read some books before you travel, park the car, walk through the lush bush and suddenly the expansive lawns and gardens open up to a view of the house. A very evocative experience. I found our guide wooden and...More

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While we waited for the tides to change enough for a visit to the deep water reserve, we decided to take a wee drive out to the Museum, having no great expectations of what we'd find. In fact, we were surprised, the tour guide was...More

Thank Renee C
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27 January 2017|
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Response from Peter N | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure we paid by card. It's a pretty long uphill walk so you are best getting a taxi especially if you want to climb to RLS grave which is another steep climb.
Martha J
29 July 2016|
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Response from Lynne B | Reviewed this property |
It is quite a hike up to the grave and can be very slippery when wet. I agree with the previous comments that perhaps a visit to the museum would be sufficient, I wouldn't recommend the walk to the grave site.

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