History & Culture
Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun - 10am - 3pm
Fletcher’s Mutiny Cyclorama is an amazing 360° painting offers a unique way to experience the history of the Bounty adventures and discover how the world’s most famous mutiny created the Pitcairn and Norfolk Island communities.
We recommend you do this early you do this early in your stay as this will provide you with an understanding of the living history you will notice during your stay. A great way do enjoy this exhibit is to combine it with lunch at Hilli's Café & Restaurant and then enjoy a browse though Guava Gallery which are both located in the same building.
This is a self drive experience, but you can walk there from Seaview in a few minutes.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday- 1pm pickup from Seaview
These guided coach tours are a informative way to learn the history contained within the World Heritage listed Kingston & Arthurs Vale Historical Area.
Both Pinetrees Tours and Bounty tours will pick you up from Seaview at 1pm
Museum Tag-a-Long Tour
Monday to Saturday 9.30am
Price: Included with Museums Pass ($35)
The Museum has two guided Tag-A-Long tours. These guided tours include a guided journey behind the scenes, to reveal additional stories from the museum collection and Norfolk's history.
This is a self drive experience - simply drive down to Kingston and meet at the Pier Store Museum at 9:30am. The Tag-a-longs do 2 different museums on alternate days.
Pitcairn Settlers Village
Wednesday & Saturday 9.30am and 1.30pm
Experience the proud history of the Pitcairn Island Settlers. Your guided tour will include, the gracious original Bailey homestead & gardens, a stroll through the barn, dairy and out-buildings, a museum filled with items of nostalgic and historic interest, the oldest working forge in the Pacific, an ex-New Zealand Army hut, with war-time memorabilia, an exclusive film of Norfolk Island interest and complimentary refreshments.
This is a self drive experience - You ca walk to Pitcairn Settlers in a few minutes from Seaview. It is next door to Hilli's Café & Restaurant so of you are doing the Saturday tour, why not combine it with lunch.
Open Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat from 11am to 3pm
The Norfolk Island Museum reveals to you Norfolk's amazing and multi-layered stories. Famous for its colourful history, the island was first settled by Polynesians, then in 1788 by the British who later made it a convict hellhole. Since 1856 it has been home to the descendants of the Bounty mutineers
Colleen McCullough Tour
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9:30am
The Colleen McCullough Tour gives you a glimpse into the life of this modern-day literary icon. The world-renowned author called Norfolk Island home for almost 36 years. She and husband, Norfolk Islander, Ric Robinson, created a luxurious hideaway here. They maintained their privacy to ensure Colleen had the perfect environment for her writing.
Bounty Tours will pick you up from Seaview for this tour.