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Te Manawa

326 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
+64 6-355 5000
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Great place

Great place to entertain school kids during the holidays, especially on a cold wet winters day... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
Great museum

Enjoyed all the local history and cultural exhibitions. Also the Maori culture and exhibits... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hastings, New Zealand
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“rugby museum” (24 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

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

Thank emmakG5453BJ
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Was stuck in Palmy a month ago with cart problems. Whilst waiting for the mechanic to work his magic, I visited Te Manawa. What a great place, full of history, well laid out. I could have stayed much longer. Very enjoyable.

Thank bushboots
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This place was alright fun to see but I wouldn't recommend this as a go to activity. We did enjoy the rugby part but that was multiple things done

Thank thatkiwikid
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Somewhere to go.you can play along side your kids or grandkids inside and it doesn't cost you a penny.

Thank trishcarter2016
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