Robert Louis Stevenson Museum (Samoa) Reviews
Newest Review: ... loveliest gently spoken and fascinating lady called Margaret. She knew so much about Stevenson and all his family and took us from room to room enlightening us and sharing interesting snippets of information about the person who had that bedroom. Stevenson's bedroom was where he did his writing and this is now a library full of his books in several different languages donated to the museum from people all over the world. It also had photos and original letters and other pieces of text belonging to Stevenson while he was in Samoa. Next to this room was his wife, Fanny's room which had a really old cabin trunk from the days when they trav... more
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by - written on 11/12/10 (Very useful, 54 readings)
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON MUSEUM Vailima is the house that Robert Louis Stevenson and his family lived in up until his death in 1894. Robert Louis Stevenson has become synonymous with Samoa and is highly respected in Samoa, where he is known as tusitala,the teller of tales. A large celebration was held in 1994 to mark the centenary anniversary of his death and people travelled from all over the world to take part. He settled in Samoa with his wife, her daughter and the daughter's son and Stevenson's mother because he felt the climate in Samoa would help alleviate his tuberculosis. His house which is a beautiful wooden colonial building has been ... Read the complete review
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