Te Hikoi Museum and Information Centre

Te Hikoi Museum and Information Centre

Te Hikoi Museum and Information Centre
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Explore our museum's interactive displays in one of New Zealand's oldest towns! We have a range of gifts and souvenirs, and our staff in the information centre are happy to help make travel bookings for your stay. Open 7 days (Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day) 10am - 4pm (Summer closing 5pm).
Suggested duration
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Kiwiseley
Auckland Central, New Zealand444 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
This was an unexpected pleasure to visit. The audiovisual presentation starts your tour and provides a good background as to how Maori and Pakeha interacted i the early days of European settlement. The museums displays are very very good and they are still improving them all the time. Learn why the white man called the place "Jacob's River"
Make a point of seeing this museum
Written 4 May 2023
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cmurray1959
Tauranga, New Zealand70 contributions
Mar 2023 • Couples
So worth popping in to view this museum. Was well presnted and informative. Friendly and helpful staff. Highly recommend if you are into local history, check this place out
Written 30 March 2023
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Russell G
27 contributions
Nov 2022
Riverton is a lovely little town, but one of the highlights is the museum. Despite not receiving enough local Government funding, they have done a stupendous job in showing the history of this important area of NZ. Very helpful staff, great introductory video, excellent interpretation panels and displays. This museum is a MUST visit.
Written 1 December 2022
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LAshton
1 contribution
Oct 2022 • Family
A wonderful asset to Riverton.
Friendly staff and great audiovisual history experience for a small place.
Gift shop has great natural history books.
Written 5 October 2022
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GuvnerNZ
1 contribution
Jul 2022 • Friends
A wonderful 'hidden gem' in a quiet beautiful location. The museum was ably run by many volunteers and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour which was full of amazing facts about the region, along with some very well presented displays.
Written 30 July 2022
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forans
Wellington, New Zealand91 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
We had been told this museum was worth a visit and it definitely was. We spent quite a long time exploring the exhibits - a very enjoyable visit.
Written 24 January 2022
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Judy
Dunedin, New Zealand35 contributions
Jan 2022
This was our destination having heard it was worth visiting. We found it a great source of information about the history of the area . Well laid out and worth a visit.
Written 18 January 2022
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John from Christchurch, NZ
Christchurch, New Zealand21 contributions
Apr 2021 • Couples
We stayed a night in Riverton on our recent Southern Scenic Route trip and came across this great little museum. David was incredibly informative. This was the highlight of our overnight stay in Riverton. If you go to Riverton it is a Must See!
Written 11 April 2021
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Kiwitramper28
Christchurch, New Zealand5 contributions
Feb 2021
An amazing and very interesting display, a definite must visit in Riverton. So much NZ history and put together so well - Well done.
Written 3 March 2021
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Inspiration456650
Russell, New Zealand163 contributions
Feb 2021
This is a great museum on the smaller side but plenty of information about the local area and would be happy to recommend it to friends.
Written 26 February 2021
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TE HIKOI MUSEUM AND INFORMATION CENTRE: All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)

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Te Hikoi Museum and Information Centre is open:
  • Sun - Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM