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James Norman Hall Home

Arue, French Polynesia
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Well worth a visit

We found the James Norman Hall museum very interesting, and well worth visiting. We even got to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Peter F
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Lismore, Australia
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We visited the James Hall House after our Paul Gauguin cruise. We had visited once before, just a... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
philminn
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Burnsville, Minnesota
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From 1920 to 1951, this was the home of one of Tahiti's famous resident authors, James Norman Hall, the co-author of Mutiny on the Bounty, Pitcairn's Island and other tales of adventure in the South Pacific.
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  • Average15%
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Arue, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We found the James Norman Hall museum very interesting, and well worth visiting. We even got to hold a real Oscar statuette, won by Hall many years ago. The museum is not only a tribute to Hall, but is part of the history of the...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We visited the James Hall House after our Paul Gauguin cruise. We had visited once before, just a few years ago after the Wind Spirit cruise. I recognized our guide right away, a charming lady who seemed startled when I asked her if her name...More

Thank philminn
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Don't overlook this Gem!! The Hall family has dine a remarkable job sharing the history of the area and preserving the history of this beautiful piece of paradise. I plan to return with new visitors and I guarantee we will visit this beauty! XOXO!

Thank DeeAnn R
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This was a little gem in Tahiti. Hall's home was quaint as well as a tribute to a man who lived life to the fullest. Take time to see this before or after your cruise around French Polynesia.

Thank kposeley
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This place pays homage to the writer and his life on the island. Beautiful house. Well maintained. Interesting curator. Not a must do or see unless you are an absolute "Bounty" fan.

1  Thank carpe_itineris
Reviewed 2 November 2015

This is a definite 'must stop' if you have a few days on the main island of Tahiti and are interested in literature and history. James Norman Hall was a fascinating man who loved Tahiti and French Polynesia. He was also a war veteran who...More

3  Thank MonoFelizPanama
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We stopped here as a part of another tour we were on and I'm so glad we did. The museum is small but full of information. Our guide was great! she had explained so much to us. We knew nothing about JNH and The Mutiny...More

Thank Dominic T
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Great place to learn about the writer, the Bounty, breadfruit and much more ! Guided tour so interesting and informative.

Thank Yeevone7
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We visited this small museum and we were so impressed with the exhibit. For anyone who loved the book or movie of Mutiny on The Bounty this is a must see. It is where one of the authors of the book lived with his family....More

1  Thank harrogate46
Reviewed 11 October 2014

A must for anyone interested in Pacific history. The house is fabulously maintained including the garden, Also, the food is great but must be ordered a day ahead.

Thank MonoFelizPanama
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