Lord Howe Island Museum, Lord Howe Island

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Natural History Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
Learn more about the natural and social history of one of the most beautiful Pacific islands at Lord Howe Island Museum. Opened in 2002, the small museum boasts a range of collections and innovative displays on the island's abundant marine, plant and bird life, geology and climate, and the history of the settlement since 1788. Ask to see the giant "tree lobster"--commonly known as the Lord Howe Island stick insect--one of the museum's most popular exhibits. Put Lord Howe Island Museum and other Lord Howe Island attractions into our Lord Howe Island trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • When we visited the museum, it was open 10am-2pm, with cafe open at 9am. Two areas, one the history of settlement on the island, the other more environment and wildlife. Both very informative. A...  more »
  • We had a lovely wander around all the exhibits and learnt more about the history of the island plus the natural history.  more »
  • Good history and environment displays. And free. Wifi can be purchased outside.
  • A Nice Place to visit.

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