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Category: Museums, Local time: 18:47:39,
Address: Bantam Village, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Oceania House, also known as the Home Island Museum is a museum of culture and history on Cocos Islands
(Keeling Islands) . It is located on Home Island in the village of Bantam
. Home Island and West Island
are the only two inhabited islands. They are the starting points of the visits to all 26 islands. Oceania House displays the history and the foundation of the settlements on the Cocos Islands. On the walls of the wooden building, we can see artifacts once owned by the first inhabitants of the island. Oceania House shows the everyday life of indigenous people of Sumatra and Java. In the museum, we can also see the belongings of the first owner of the Coconut (Keeling) Islands, Captain John Cluiniese Ross. The old wooden boats and armoury from the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries are partly placed in the museum, and partly in its surroundings. Oceania House also holds an exhibitions of the unique local fauna and flora.
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Last update: Oct 19, 2012 7:23:48 PM
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet
This information is provided by the community of TIXIK users and is waiting for confirmation by the owner. Does the museum organize educational programs?
: for schools Cameras allowed?
: Yes Museum specialised in
: sports and sport equipment