Ascension Island Heritage Society Museum, Georgetown

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Get a sense of the country's long and interesting history at Ascension Island Heritage Society Museum. Opened in 1966, it showcases a variety of exhibits divided into several themes--nature, people through history, art, culture, and technology. Each of the rooms houses a variety of artifacts, such as books, photographs, fossils, old clothing, weapons, and everyday items. Stop in the garage to see examples of old vehicles. Purchases from the gift shop help support this NGO. For Ascension Island Heritage Society Museum and beyond, use our Georgetown trip builder website to get the most from your Georgetown vacation.
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  • The museum opened specifically for our visit by cruise ship and we were made to feel very welcome by the informative staff. It is only a tiny a museum but there is a eclectic collection of things to s...  more »
  • This museum is a wonderful mixture of the local natural history, military history and ancient technology. It is well laid out and the volunteers running it, with a small gift shop, are very happy to h...  more »
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  • Spent a year there in 1986-87 as part of RAF settlement. A more beautiful place you will never come across, it even rained that year and the whole Island turned green. Natural Lava caves, great fishing, amazing diving as you look over the island edge. A fantastic place to stay if the opportunity presents itself.
  • I spent 6 months there, in 1988. Best place on the earth. Refuelling Military Aircraft.
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