Whakatane Museum and Arts
Whakatane Museum and Arts
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Latimers
Auckland, New Zealand68 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
Make sure the opening hours on the website reflect reality. The website said the museum opened at 10:00 am on Saturday but in reality it's closed all weekend!
Written 21 May 2021
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Conan0710
Turangi, New Zealand62 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020
I was wanting to find some further details on grandparents and where they lived. The two ladies in the museum were extremely helpful, went to all lengths to gather information for me. Found some information, but need another day or two at least to source more.
Written 15 September 2020
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GaryBrazel
Brooklyn, NY539 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Couples
Good exhibition center with Maori and European settler artifacts as well as local arts and crafts. There is historical and geological (earthquake and volcano) information also.
It’s well displayed and has informative descriptions.
It’s free (donations accepted).
Written 7 October 2019
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763anne
Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand94 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Couples
May be what some call small but this Museum and Arts was tops on displays, variety information, the Art Exhibition and was full of exhibits that were fascinating and interesting. The use of a wheel chair was a bonus for someone with a disability.
Written 18 July 2018
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Rebecca B
8 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Solo
The Whakatane Museum is no where near as good as the old museum in Whakatane. The new museum which is attached to the Library, doesn’t even contain half of the exhibits the old one and is really small . On the plus size the Art Gallery is a great addition and contains some very intriguing pieces of work.
Written 20 February 2018
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Glennis B
Whakatāne, New Zealand401 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2017 • Solo
it has a small local content in the museum,
and ever changing art in the galleries
mostly local artists , but sometime has unusual stuff like monks making sand mandalas
Written 14 November 2017
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Scott J
Whakatāne, New Zealand240 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2017
Fascinating exploring the displays that expose the diverse history and culture from this region. Art and craft displays are ever changing in the galleries alongside. This modern building is well appointed and in the heart of Whakatane with the library alongside. Something to be proud of and show off!
Written 6 November 2017
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harold783
Whakatāne, New Zealand14 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017
My visit around the museum was very enjoyable. Lots of local history and well presented. Museum staff were helpful.
You can take your time and learn about the Whakatane region.
Written 17 May 2017
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turoar
Swan Hill, Australia631 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Couples
What a great museum. Lots of reading to do and a great exhibition with a lot of history recorded and artifacts as well. Certainly worth stopping by to visit.
Written 6 April 2017
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nadyjay
Hamilton New Zealand142 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2017 • Couples
We called in to see what was there and were pleased we did. The exhibitions inside were great. We were met by native bird song and enjoyed the excellent displays and paintings.
Written 19 January 2017
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