Falkland Islands Museum, Stanley

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Museum · History Museum
Get an in-depth look into the local heritage at Falkland Islands Museum, which exhibits the early history, way of life, and natural environment of the islands. Inside this small museum, set by the water's edge, you'll find everything from specimens of native birds to ship bells and maps, plus peculiarities such as a mug with a moustache protector. Keep your eye out for a 15-minute video of the Argentinian invasion and subsequent 1982 war. The powerful video is narrated by children who witnessed the conflict. Falkland Islands Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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  • The National Museum is centrally located in the capital of the Falklands. Friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff are available to answer any question or serve you in the excellent gift shop. The...  more »
  • What a fantastic free museum! At least it is free to cruise ship passengers. It is a wonderful museum devoted to the history and culture of the Falklands.  more »
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  • Nice quaint little museum. A lot about how the country transitioned over the centuries. Not a lot about the '82 war from soldiers but there is a lot from the perspective of the local people, a lot where children at the time, which was particularly moving. Well worth the fiver from that point of view alone.
  • What a great place. Thank you, Curators and citizens of Falklands!

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