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Fiji Museum

Updated: 2016-07-17T09:26Z
Fiji Museum
Rudder from HMS Bounty
Cannibal forks

The Fiji Museum is a museum in Suva, Fiji located in the capital city's botanical gardens, Thurston Gardens.

The museum Places an extensive archaeological collection dating back 3,700 years and relics of Fiji's indigenous cultural history. Also on display is the rudder of HMS Bounty of mutiny fame.

The museum is a statutory body and is under the administration of the Fiji Museum Act and the Preservation of Objects of Archaeological & Palaeontological Interest Act.

The Fiji Museum was the host institution for the Pacific Islands Museums Association (PIMA) secretariat until 2006, when the secretariat transferred its base of operations to Port Vila, Vanuatu.

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Coordinates: 18°08′58″S 178°25′33″E / 18.1495°S 178.4258°E / -18.1495; 178.4258

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