Lord Howe Island Museum and Visitor Centre

Galleries, Museums and Collections

The architect-designed Lord Howe Island Museum opened in 2002. The museum has a range of innovative displays on the island’s World Heritage environment, community and history going back to 1788.

There is also a learning and scientific centre holding valuable archives, photographs and records with a reading/research room with computer facilities, photocopying and internet access.

The Lord Howe Island Visitors Centre is located in the museum foyer and has a centralised booking facility and can provide information on accommodation, activities, events, dining and other information about the island.


Cafe Caters for challenges with learning and communication Enquiry Desk History & Heritage International Paid Wifi Public Toilet Shop Shop / Gift Shop Visitor Information Centre Walk Walks Wheelchair access


Free Entry

Nearby Things to Do

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Marine Adventures

Marine Adventures Turtle Tours

Bushwalking Lord Howe Island

Chase N Thyme Bus Tours

Just under three kilometre round trip, the walk to Little Island is easily the most gentle of walks on the island. The view is spectacular, and the flora and fauna worth the cycle to the south end of the island

Little Island

Admiiralty Islands

Admiralty Islands

Cycling on Lord Howe Island

Kirkhope Aviation | Outback Air Tours and Corporate Charter Lord Howe Island

Old Settlement Beach

Old Settlement Beach

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