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Montevideo, September 19th 2018 - 05:25 UTC

Tag: Historic Dockyard Museum

  • Friday, June 29th 2018 - 04:49 UTC

    Falklands achieve top marks with TripAdvisor satisfaction rating

    FITB undertakes an assessment of the ratings of accommodations, attractions, pubs, restaurants and tours on TripAdvisor

    The Falklands has achieved a satisfaction rating of 8.9 out of 10 on travel-based social media site TripAdvisor, up from 8.8 last year, according to the Falkland Islands Tourist Board (FITB).

  • Saturday, April 16th 2016 - 09:44 UTC

    A view of the Falkland Islands by the British Consul in Uruguay

    Katharine Felton next to the Stanley Welcome signpost  (Pic FB)

    Katharine Felton writes the highlights of her one week experience in the archipelago. - Last week I visited the Falkland Islands for the first time - to learn more about the Islands and look at how their links with Uruguay, and vice versa, can be strengthened.

  • Wednesday, September 10th 2014 - 06:53 UTC

    Falklands' capital Stanley three oldest buildings incorporated to new museum

    The location of the Falkland Islands new Historic Dockyard museum to be opened to the public next Friday, adds to its historical importance and incorporates three of the oldest buildings in the capital Stanley built in the 1840s. Store House Nº1 is the largest converted space and is known locally as the Central Store, the Black Smiths shop several other small buildings have also been renovated from their neglected states and converted into exhibition spaces.

  • Wednesday, September 10th 2014 - 06:41 UTC

    Falklands new Historic Dockyard Museum opens to the public on Friday

    Guest of honour, Sir Neil Cossons OBE, (*) declared the Historic Dockyard Museum officially open with a ringing of the Dockyard bell

    After decades of planning, and a huge amount of dedication from the Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust (FIMNT) and supporters, the Falkland Islands’ new Historic Dockyard Museum is nearing completion. Approximately 100 invited guests attended the launch event on Saturday 6th September, and the building will be open to the public on Friday 12th September.