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Full of history

The museum is open 1000-1400, Thursdays to Sunday and is staffed by volunteers. The buildings are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
E6522CQlouisem
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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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A treasure trove

From the earliest days of railway in the area to the Tangiwai disaster of the 50's and beyond... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
sisteract20182018
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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 days ago
“Full of history”
3 Aug 2018
“A treasure trove”
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Ohakune Museum | Railway Row, Ohakune, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The museum is open 1000-1400, Thursdays to Sunday and is staffed by volunteers. The buildings are full of artefacts mainly from the age of steam. Not many are labelled, but for anyone of a certain age, they will be taken back to the 1950’s. Most...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

From the earliest days of railway in the area to the Tangiwai disaster of the 50's and beyond. Displays would probably be of more interest to older children and adults and the staff are knowledgeable and friendly. Dress warmly - it's cold in the original...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This collection of rail 'artefacts' was well supported by a local volunteer who gave us great information on all sorts from the Tangiwai disaster to how those working the lines knew which train was where. Without this chap giving us the stories that accompanied various...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Some really awesome points of local history to be celebrated, however, the displays need to be developed further to showcase it. I would love to see the local community support the people who are investing their time there with ideas to move the museum forward......More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Ngaire H
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