Martinborough Colonial Museum

Martinborough Colonial Museum

Martinborough Colonial Museum
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Carolyn
3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
The museum is housed in one of many historic buildings in the town square. We were greeted warmly by a volunteer at the door who suggested the best route to take.
The display items were sometimes labelled to make them more relevant but could have done with some additional material I feel. A highlight were the old ‘devices’ like typewriters made available to try. Great for supervised, curious children.
Written 30 December 2022
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moonlotus18
Hamilton, New Zealand1,755 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
We came by to visit this free museum and were pleasantly surprised by this little gem of a museum. Its not very big but we can tell it has been a labour of love to collate and display the historical artifacts by the local community. Worth a wander round and look see.
Written 22 January 2020
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patinhongkong
hong kong498 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Couples
It's informative to reflect on what constitutes history! This little museum is full of bits and pieces similar to many I remember being used, either by my grandparents or even in offices when I first started work in the '60s. In other words, don't expect Tutenkhamun's mask, but just take it for what it is, an accumulation of material from the early decades of this century in a quaint little town that didn't exist long before that. The collection has been put together and displayed with love and pride and is run by volunteers. It is greatly to their credit that the museum is free and hopefully, visitors do the right thing and drop a contribution in the box for its upkeep.
Written 29 January 2018
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offwego000
Wellington, New Zealand30 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Couples
This little place is a hidden treasure - it only seems to be open occasionally. It is crammed full of interesting stuff. The part that was shocking to us is that all this valuable stuff is kept in an old timber building with bar heaters from about 1970 that look really dangerous. The building will no doubt go up in smoke one day and all the history will be lost.
Written 12 May 2017
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BelC0001
Sydney, Australia643 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2017 • Couples
With free carparking outside the door, it's easy to get to this small but well stocked local history museum. The museum attendant was very easy to talk to and a font of local historical knowledge. The place is full of old colonial furniture and fittings, clothing, photographs, household implements in kitchen, bedroom, laundry, storeroom. Of particular interest to any aviation fan is the collection of photographs showing Martinborough's early airfield and the aircraft which landed there.
Written 28 February 2017
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KMBH NZ
Masterton, New Zealand158 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2017
This is really interesting and the staff are friendly and enthusiastic with great genuinely earnt and lived local knowledge.
Spent twice as long here as we thought we would.
Written 5 February 2017
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Chrisbiglove
Auckland, New Zealand15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2015 • Couples
Gave a very interesting history into the region. Lots of very nice antiques. If you get a chance to visit do.
Written 11 May 2015
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Peter S
Edmonton, Canada280 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2015 • Couples
Quaint and interesting and full of brick-a-brac. Do try and visi. Hope somebody puts time and effort into making this the town jewel it could be
Written 26 January 2015
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