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Te Manawa

326 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
+64 6-355 5000
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Santas cave good for the kids

Took our toddler to see Santa's cave, he enjoyed it. Also checked out the lego exhibit while there... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Great Exhibitions

Dropped in today as part of a visit to Palmerston. Having been previously and enjoyed the level of... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
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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 12 January 2018

Took our toddler to see Santa's cave, he enjoyed it. Also checked out the lego exhibit while there which he liked too. The have a young childrens play area as well that the kids enjoy.

Thank Crazyfornewzealand
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Dropped in today as part of a visit to Palmerston. Having been previously and enjoyed the level of display very much, today's trip did not disappoint. Great stimulation from the range of exhibitions. Wonderfully friendly young woman at the front desk. Do go...

Thank NapierAro
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We were here at the beginning of the year, so I am not sure if the Christmas collection is a permanent exhibit or not. This alone is fun for children of all ages. The Lego area also had children of all ages playing with the...More

Thank BudaBaB
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Had an hour to kill in palmerston north so w ent to Te Manawa museum and Santa's Grotto. The grotto had lots of old mechanical toy displays.

Thank 155richard81
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We ran into it - just stopping in PN for 2 hours - and found a most interesting and instructive-educational place. Lots for kids.

Thank jobst56
Reviewed 5 December 2017

New Zealand is a country with short history and Palmerston North is a small town. So you have a very small meusium as expected. However, it worths a visit. A well organized beutiful place.

Thank Agampodi
Reviewed 25 November 2017

it is fresh, new and interactive. Heaps for all ages, well worth a visit.the kids section is amazing.

Thank stevenmaggie0
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The fossils and rock displays and activities were awesome. The river and flood demonstration was memorable also. More information on the plates and fault lines would have made this the ultimate experience.

Thank James C
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Took my grandkids kids to see the dinosaurs and the noise scared them do much they would not go in. The museum was good enough to give us a refund but we spent a lot of time in the rest of the museum. A great...More

Thank gollumnz
Reviewed 15 September 2017 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
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