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Hokonui Moonshine Museum

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Takapuna wrote a review Nov 2020
Albany, New Zealand411 contributions138 helpful votes
We visited this museum with a group - a pity it was under renovation at the time - nevertheless we viewed a couple of displays and enjoyed a wee dram of whiskey. It is going to be great once all the reno’s are completed. Definitely worth a visit.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Mhumble819 wrote a review Mar 2020
Olympia, Washington13 contributions3 helpful votes
What a unique and interesting place! Granted, my husband and I had low expectations, but the Moonshine Museum was so fascinating. Everything is so well done. Wonderful artwork, fantastic research, staged so well. Starts with a very informative video, then you continue your visit by reading the background and diary style entries. Dioramas were super, as was the “timeline you travel through. Once you are finished with the Moonshine Museum, you flow over into the history of Gore museum. Finishing with a small sample of the moonshine was fun. People who work there are knowledgeable, helpful, and very friendly. This definitely worth a visit!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from GoreNZ, Senior Consultant at Hokonui Moonshine Museum
Responded 17 Mar 2020
Thank you for the great feedback! On behalf of the team and myself, we're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.
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Mike T wrote a review Feb 2020
Melbourne, Australia42 contributions25 helpful votes
You must visit this if you are at Gore, because it is unique: I never saw anything like this. Apparently, the area was a THE place for moonshine back when and it is fascinating to learn about. You’d need an hour or less to view it - and you can buy some ‘moonshine’ if you wish. Terrific!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from GoreNZ, Senior Consultant at Hokonui Moonshine Museum
Responded 19 Feb 2020
Thank you for the great feedback! On behalf of the team and myself, we're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.
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Leanne J wrote a review Feb 2020
10 contributions1 helpful vote
Interesting place to fill in some time. Tasting the Moonshine was a hoot :-) Cheap entry fee as well which was a bonus. I recommend calling in for a visit
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from GoreNZ, Senior Consultant at Hokonui Moonshine Museum
Responded 19 Feb 2020
Thank you for the great feedback! On behalf of the team and myself, we're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.
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Joel T wrote a review Nov 2019
Durham, North Carolina65 contributions4 helpful votes
This was a surprise place on a tour. If you're in the area, I highly recommend it. A good history of the prohibition movement from Cook's voyages to present. The Scots have a lot to take credit for in the making a illegal whisky. The movie they have is heavy on accents and not that great, but the rest of the museum is fun. An hour should be sufficient. OK for kids if the adults provide good humored commentary. Samples of the local brews are avaiable
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from GoreNZ, Senior Consultant at Hokonui Moonshine Museum
Responded 19 Feb 2020
Thank you for the great feedback! On behalf of the team and myself, we're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.
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