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Mangawhai Museum

Molesworth Drive | Mangawhai Heads, Mangawhai 0540, New Zealand
+64 9-431 4645
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Fascinating stories

From the spy who wasn't to the Titanic of the Pacific, this museum is chock full of stories that... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Petra D
Ho hum

Oh dear me, very stale and dry place with the wrong staff who are either under paid or just bored... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Molesworth Drive | Mangawhai Heads, Mangawhai 0540, New Zealand
+64 9-431 4645
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

From the spy who wasn't to the Titanic of the Pacific, this museum is chock full of stories that capture your attention. Really well done

Thank Petra D
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Oh dear me, very stale and dry place with the wrong staff who are either under paid or just bored, run properly could be goodMore

Thank Winesnice
Sue C, Public Relations Manager at Mangawhai Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

I am sorry you did not enjoy your experience at the Mangawhai Museum. Our staff are all volunteers and most are very passionate about the history of our community, and are very willing to help if asked. I will pass on your comment to the...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017

Well worth a visit whether you are a local or a visitor to Mangawhai. Lots of very informative information, easy to read and hold your interest.

Thank Kiwiannie_11
Reviewed 24 January 2017

A lot of thought has gone into this display. As it has recently opened I feel there are a few teething problems with the volunteer staff. Eventually there will be much to see and experience.

Thank Meganjenings
Reviewed 20 January 2017

this is getting better certainly has nice look but I think theyre sorting what to put in it as it looks a bit vacant! Lovely location though!

Thank wyandall
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I learned lots of cool stuff in this museum. One of my favourite parts was the murals, as it was really interesting to see someone else's artwork. It was full of pictures and information. ( maybe you should add some animations or something to go...More

Thank Splutchy M
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

went on the 3rd jan. had lunch at the cafe before heading in. went with a 12 and 14yr old. one of the staff were just training, but worked out the computer system quite well. walked inside and was amazed - greated by sound and...More

Thank JustineFW
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This is a must see in Mangawhai, the sraff are lovely and there iz surprisingly a lot to look at for a small museum. The cafe is great and the Devonshire Tea is a must

Thank Brett H
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The lady on the counter was very helpful. Great new museum, very interesting local history especially about the locals mucking in behind the authorities back and getting the job done down at the estuary. Local artist exibition was on which was enjoyable.

Thank pjg63
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A great local museum, check full of local history, starting with geological info and moving through to settlement and beyond. A beautiful place to visit

Thank seedyem
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