Lord Howe Island Museum


While Lord Howe Island is arguably the most beautiful island in the Pacific, it is also one of the most pristine natural environments, with a wealth of man-made history stretching back one and a half centuries. The Lord Howe Island museum is a treasure chest of natural history, fantastic collections, excellent learning resources, changing displays, inspiring information, great gifts and lots of interactive ways to enjoy learning more about this truly unique place on our plane

Getting There
Middle Beach Road
Lord Howe Island

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Opening hours are from September to May and from June to August opening hours are reduced

Sunday, Saturday
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Lord Howe Island Museum Library

It contains reference books relevant to natural and cultural history of the Island, scientific papers and reports, original manuscripts and notebooks.



The cafe is open daily to provide coffee, drinks, cakes and lunches and on Sunday and Thursday evenings for dinner.

The Retail Shop

The retail shop sells a range of quality books and maps about Lord Howe Island's history, flora and fauna as well as selling photographs, postcards, local crafts and clothing items.