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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  • There is so much packed into this amazing place, including a small restaurant with beautiful food. They have so many exhibits showing a history of the island and the creatures that once inhabited it....  more »
  • It doesn't take too much time to work through the exhibits but is an interesting experience if you are interested in learning more about the island's history and early settlers. Its also a great...  more »
  • Good history and environment displays. And free. Wifi can be purchased outside.
  • A Nice Place to visit.

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