Akaroa Museum

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Tianling
Akaroa, New Zealand6 contributions
Dec 2021 • Family
Very insightful and interesting little museum - learnt a lot. Would love to visit again in the future (as their collection is still growing)
Written 20 December 2021
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Alastair W
Upper Hutt, New Zealand25 contributions
Dec 2021
Great learning about the development of Akaroa village and the French influence which still survives albeit with a bit of recent encouragement. Some great archeological artifacts and informative videos.
Written 2 December 2021
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Lionel K
Melbourne, Australia34 contributions
Dec 2021 • Couples
It was awhile ago now but we love akaroa and this gave some perspective on the place and history
Always somewhere we would go back to
Written 1 December 2021
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moemoea1250
Inglewood, New Zealand42 contributions
Nov 2021
Enjoyed well set out museum. Especially the section on Frank Worsley Antarctic explorer who was born and brought up in Akaroa.
Written 10 November 2021
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Susan L
Wellington, New Zealand18 contributions
May 2021 • Couples
Very interesting history of the settlement from a number of different perspectives. There is a lot to take in but it is not overwhelming. Always good to come away having learnt something. Ever so pleased to live in the 21st century.
Written 7 May 2021
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WendyB
Wellington, New Zealand3 contributions
Apr 2021
Great to hear the early history of Akaroa. Staff at counter were helpful. Movie about Akaroa was well worth watching.
Written 14 April 2021
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Mike A
Auckland Central, New Zealand121 contributions
Mar 2021
Definitely worth a visit. The 20 minute or thereabouts video in the adjoining old courthouse is a good backgrounder on the development of Akaroa and the internal exhibits all add to the knowledge you will get. Do the video first before browsing the exhibits, they'll mean more then. All free too!
Written 1 April 2021
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PollyCGNZ
Christchurch, New Zealand24 contributions
Mar 2021
A bigger than you expect museum with a range of items from taongo, whaling, buildings, furniture, and clothes.
Written 21 March 2021
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Sue C
Mangawhai, New Zealand164 contributions
Feb 2021
Well worth a visit. A donation is required for entry. Included is the old courthouse building (where you can watch an informative doco on Banks Peninsula) and an original settler's cottage (unrestored). Museum is well laid out with lots of interesting exhibits and information.
Written 10 February 2021
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Mooch
New Zealand37 contributions
Jan 2021
Brilliant museum. Have been twice, impressed each time. Good thing to do if you have a day of wet weather as it is all indoors. Great location right in the main street. Free entry but they do like a gold coin donation.
Written 7 February 2021
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