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Very Interesting

This was a great place to stop and have a look, very interesting! lots of history & items to look... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Glenrowan, Australia
An excellent venue for a rainy day

First up, the photo shown above is not from the museum but outside the Information Centre at... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Gympie, Australia
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8 Fowlers Rd, Emita, Flinders Island, Tasmania 7255, Australia
+61 3 6359 8434
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Reviewed yesterday

The only museum on Flinders Is is open on weekends. Some intriguing items outside The museum itself is well presented with easy access

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

This was a great place to stop and have a look, very interesting! lots of history & items to look at. Only $5/little kids are free - toilets / W/chair access/ postcards - items to buy.

Thank lisaandsim0n
Reviewed 5 February 2018

First up, the photo shown above is not from the museum but outside the Information Centre at Whitemark. This is a well laid out exhibit of different sections using some of the old buildings like the MuttonBird shed & the Nissen Hut. An easy way...More

Thank raffles123
Reviewed 18 January 2018

The history of Flinders Island is full of tragedy (for white settlers and especially for Tasmanian aborigines), transformation and intriguing characters. The Furneaux Museum manages to capture the essence of this story in a series of displays set in a collection of small buildings highlighting...More

1  Thank xartec
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Definitely worth a visit to learn some interesting stories of the making of white settlement on the island. Some limited info / displays also of indigenous habitation and mutton birding.

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 11 May 2017

the Furneaux Museum is a wonderful place for information about the History of the Island - so many things to see, and made us all feel old as most of the things were from our groups era...a must see when you are on Flinders -...More

1  Thank Suncoast527
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This great little museum is staffed by dedicated volunteers. Most of the year, it is open weekends and public holidays from 1–4pm. But between Boxing Day and Easter Tuesday, it's open most days, so check to be sure when you want to visit. We were...More

1  Thank Peggy B
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The museum is managed and cared for by an enthusiastic group of volunteers of the Furneaux Historical Research Association. They have prepared some excellent displays of items reflecting social and working history of the island - not a speck of dust to be seen and...More

Thank Gwen H
Reviewed 22 March 2017

It is clear this museum is highly valued by the locals and visitors, artifacts are carefully cataloged and stored with care, also well displayed to show the amazing history of the island - very interesting.

Thank Anomyous_12
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Lots of history about Flinders Island at the museum. Maritime as well as general historical artefacts.

Thank JeanHH
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