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Te Manawa

326 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
+64 6-355 5000
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Had to take our daughter day after we went because we left early the day before today we enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Samisoni T
via mobile

A great place to visit, with fantastic regularly changing exhibitions, some exclusive to the... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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“rugby museum” (25 reviews)
“art gallery” (8 reviews)
“kids area” (7 reviews)
326 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
+64 6-355 5000
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had to take our daughter day after we went because we left early the day before today we enjoyed every part of it...learning about History and having fun it's all for free....we went a bit early but didn't open till 10am so make sure you...More

Thank Samisoni T
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

A great place to visit, with fantastic regularly changing exhibitions, some exclusive to the region. A must for anyone with littlies too, the kids section is amazing!!

Thank kirstydavid
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to take the kids. No cost, entertains them for hours rain or shine... even has the rugby museum if dad gets bored.. A+++++

Thank lanceandange
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to entertain school kids during the holidays, especially on a cold wet winters day. Adults loved it too

Thank emmakG5453BJ
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed all the local history and cultural exhibitions. Also the Maori culture and exhibits especially the local iwi (tribes). Local artists etc too. Free except for special exhibitions. A great place to visit on a rainy day

Thank leoniehastings
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Came here with my two grandson's aged 4 and 5 on a week day afternoon and we were just about the only people here. Kids just loved playing in the kids area which is at front on Museum. They also loved the outside area were...More

Thank owlesey
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We visited Manawa museum and the rugby museum at the same time. This was an awesome place to visit. a bit of history. nostalgia, and of course our great national sport rugby. Another exhibition on at the time was the Topp Twins. Downstairs of the...More

Thank ngahuia n
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

A rather small museum, some attractions you need to pay. Great for students, those new to New Zealand and learning about NZ culture.

Thank Dorothy G
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Great to have a look at this Museum & learn more about "Palmy" & its history & surrounding areas. Don't miss the "little" cinema & their old news reels constantly showing. Also the river exhibition.

Thank Clare B
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This museum is set out really well, with lots to interest all ages. There are many good exhibits & recommend visiting here to learn more about the local area.

Thank bareham_bunch
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