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Address: Arue, French Polynesia
Phone Number:
50.01.60
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From 1920 to 1951, this was the home of one of Tahiti's famous resident...

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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Beautiful, well done, must see

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 August 2016
DeeAnn R
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Burnsville, Minnesota
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 was "Vivian." She does an excellent job describing the lives of the people who lived... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank DeeAnn R
Orangevale, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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.

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Carlsbad, California
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308 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Papeete
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 wrote prolifically - and not just about the Mutiny on the Bounty! The house is... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 before this trip. We left with a book of poems and will be reading the... More 

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Papeete, French Polynesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

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

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lake Tahoe
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5 of 5 bubbles 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. The house is beautifully restored and there are many books, possessions,and photographs of James Norman... More 

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Papeete
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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london
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2014

We had a real treat as we visited the former home of James Norman Hall. We had it all for ourselves !The house has been transferred a few metres away from the road to avoid fumes and noises. It is sitting around a charming well maintained mini botanical garden. It's a real gem to have it to yourself unless you... More 

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