The Museum of St. Helena, Jamestown

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Learn interesting aspects of local history and marine life at The Museum of St. Helena. Set your pace and roam around the museum, getting to know 500 years of the island's history. Friendly and knowledgeable staff will walk you through the most important parts. From time to time, the museum offers art exhibits as well. Leave time to visit the museum's gift shop and treat yourself to some of the reasonably priced tourist memorabilia. Arrange to visit The Museum of St. Helena and other attractions in Jamestown using our Jamestown trip maker website.
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  • I had to keep going back to this amazing museum, there is so much to read about that was so interesting from the first settlers through to recent Saints who sailed around the world. A fascinating...  more »
  • The museum is well laid out and provides a fascinating history of St Helena from the first settlers to the Boer prisoners, ship wrecks and much more  more »
  • from the outside this unassuming building doesnt look like much. Once inside, I spent a very happy couple of hours learing about history relevant beyond the island of St Helena.  more »
  • The house where Napoleon was imprisoned in, he had servants and lived in relative luxury with his closest Generals with him however the guide had mentioned that the then Governor made it a point to remind Napoleon that he was a prisoner of war every now and then. Stood before his death bed and it was an incredibly humbling experience. We weren't allowed to take photos inside as a sign of respect but I did manage to get a few photos outside.
  • Napoléon was a great leader, it is a sad circumstance that his life was taken by the evil hands of cancer.
  • nice place to see history.
  • My boy was born on an island, and he died on a more desolate island. I want to die in the Pitcairn Islands now. Thanks, god.
  • ha napoleon died here lol

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