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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum

Vailima, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
+685 20798
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This was the poet's home for the last few years of his life and his burial site.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“his life” (45 reviews)
“treasure island” (40 reviews)
“guided tour” (66 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Vailima, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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+685 20798
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"his life"
in 45 reviews
"treasure island"
in 40 reviews
"guided tour"
in 66 reviews
"grave site"
in 33 reviews
"mt vaea"
in 30 reviews
"step back in time"
in 19 reviews
"beautiful house"
in 18 reviews
"old house"
in 17 reviews
"interesting history"
in 13 reviews
"resting place"
in 13 reviews
"famous author"
in 10 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 31 reviews
"gift shop"
in 23 reviews
"lovely grounds"
in 10 reviews
"walk up"
in 16 reviews
"great tour"
in 23 reviews
"his wife"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and very proud of this part of his country's history. Defiantly worth a visit.

Thank asheard2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our guide was amazing and explained the history in such s beautiful way. The song at the end was amazing and a great contribution to Robert Louis Stevenson.

Thank Maxine P
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this visit. Sensational property with a truly interesting history. Everyone should enjoy this place. Stunning gardens and a stunning old homestead. We really enjoyed our time here. It was made all the better by the lovely and passionate staff. We will return even...More

Thank AJNZ7
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Good place to while away some time in Apia. Nice spot. Some jungle walks on the premises. Interesting history. You will learn something, probably.

Thank jedi_gut
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived just before the tour - had not researched beforehand what time these started. Was so glad we did - really wouldn’t want to do this without doing as a tour. Tour guide was really informative and learnt so much more than if we...More

Thank aimzlee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very interesting tour around the museum with an excellent guide. Learned heaps of history about RLS and the area/culture too. Really beautiful surroundings and house. Also a great walk up to RLS grave at the top of the hill, though it was a...More

Thank Ian S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sounds Ho Hum to some people but really this a great experience. 20 sd admission is well worth the tour. I found it a very emotional experience the guide is so genuine and as most Samoan people are, deeply involved in the story and stories...More

Thank robin p
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had no intention of going to RLS Museum as we weren't that interested in it, but ended up there by default. Before we went in there was a school group touring it so we asked them what they thought and they said it was...More

Thank kinganddi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This house museum is fantastic we did a guided tour and to get the history of Robert Louis Stevenson was very interesting the guide was ver informative

Thank Alyson B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

$20 per person for a guided tour and the villa. The villa is beautiful and would be a great place to live in! The guide was enthusiastic & knowledgable. I would recommend tourists to Samoa to visit this place.

Thank Stephen G
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Soda8
27 January 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
29 July 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
11 January 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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