Museum & Galleries

Thatched House Museum

Tristan da Cunha / Africa

The Thatched House Museum is sited between the east of the settlement and the 1961 volcano. It is a traditional Tristan cottage newly built from volcanic rock and thatched with New Zealand flax. It is lined inside with painted wood, which in the past would have been salvaged from shipwrecks, and furnished in traditional style. It even has a traditional outside privy! The museum was opened in 2012 and is available for overnight stays.

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