Ascension Island Heritage Society Museum, Ascension Island

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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 Ascension Island trip builder website to get the most from your Ascension Island 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....  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....  more »
  • It's a very beautiful island. I wouldn't recommend the nightlife but star gazing, trail and mountain hikes, SCUBA and Snorkeling are amazing. If they can allow commercial flights again it would be a great place to visit.
  • Lost me a geography bee. Absolutely terrible place. I hate it. Just kidding I'm sure it is a fine place

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