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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum

Vailima, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
+685 20798
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“his life”(45 reviews)
“guided tour”(64 reviews)
About
This was the poet's home for the last few years of his life and his burial site.
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Vailima, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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+685 20798
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"his life"
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"treasure island"
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"guided tour"
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"grave site"
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"mt vaea"
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"old house"
in 17 reviews
"step back in time"
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"beautiful house"
in 17 reviews
"interesting history"
in 13 reviews
"resting place"
in 13 reviews
"famous author"
in 10 reviews
"well worth the visit"
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"gift shop"
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"walk up"
in 16 reviews
"great tour"
in 23 reviews
"his wife"
in 13 reviews
"per adult"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our trip to the museum. The staff were helpful and knowledgeable. The tour of the house was a facinating insight into life at the time of Robert Louis Stevenson. Would recommend the walk up the hill to his grave. It's quite steep but...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely museum tour with a friendly guide just makes you want to learn more and go and buy the man’s books. A good bush walk takes you up a hill to a tomb. I expected more visitors so the lack of a crowd certainly...More

Thank Christophe D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely grounds, interesting and tour guides friendly. Clean toilet facilities. Cute little shop and nice verandah area for waiting.

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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

For fans of the author this is a do not miss event. Incredibly knowledgeable your guides take you through eight rooms of the historic mansion. Complete w a working fireplace it's a step back in time. Actual clothing, beds, furniture and first editions of Ross's...More

1  Thank Edward H
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

I had absolutely no idea the importance this man and his family had on Samoa. I was really humbled when our tour guide told us the stories as we walked through the house. We loved the beautiful rememberance song the tour guide sang at the...More

1  Thank Raewyn A
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting and well worth a visit for anyone who has heard of this great man, or read any of his books

Thank M2751LVpaulh
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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

There are some places that a child or ‘child at heart’ visits and realised that the dream is less romantic or exciting. Visiting this museum only served to grow my imagination and dreams of my long ago childhood. Robert Louis Stevenson still has the ability...More

3  Thank AlOlBE
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Tour guide rushing through it and felt she was reading from a script. View was lovely, come prepared with camera, good footwear and water for the walks to make the most out of it.

Thank Jo3fis
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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

great tour - super informative... well worth the visit! All members of our family really enjoyed it, kids to grandparents. Grounds are lovely. Staff were well informed and taught us a lot...

1  Thank BridieCassoit
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

Have been to the museum a couple of times and each time I am blown away by this property. The drive down the the long drive through lush rainforest open up to reveal a magnificent home set on lush green, manicured grounds. You can wander...More

2  Thank Kim B
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Soda8
January 27, 2017|
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Response from Margaret S | Property representative |
You can pay by cash in tala or Foreign currency (US dollars, AUD, NZD) We do have an Eftpos machine however, the line connection is sometimes a problem. The walk from the ship to the Museum will be maybe an hour. Depending... More
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Martha J
July 29, 2016|
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Response from Lynne B | Reviewed this property |
It is quite a hike up to the grave and can be very slippery when wet. I agree with the previous comments that perhaps a visit to the museum would be sufficient, I wouldn't recommend the walk to the grave site.
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Alan-NZ2015
January 10, 2016|
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Response from Margaret S | Property representative |
It is best for you to grab a taxi. The taxi fare cost $10.00 tala to come from the ship to the Museum. The Museum can order you another taxi with the same amount to go back to the Ship.
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