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This is an excellent local museum that really gives a rich historical context to this tiny town... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
EAP11
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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Well worth a visit

This is a surprise, from the outside looks very small, but seek it out when in Akaroa. Just a... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Kathryn G
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

The most delightful part being the enthusiasm and friendliness off the staff who were willing to answer questions and help, all volunteers with enthusiasm for the local area.

The short film about the area is interesting and the collections of artefacts fascinating too. An interesting hour and a bit while your in town

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Looked so small from outside...but takes far more time to fully visit ! Very nicely presented, easy to read, diverse topics and items. Entertaining and enlightening ! Staff friendly and knowledgeable. Perfect location center of village. Surely part of your walking tour in Akaroa.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Very hard to keep it flowing as you went from room to room. Some very interesting whaling artefacts and my husband enjoyed the early farming equipment.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

A cute little museum with great visual displays an d history of the area, its worth a visit. The courthouse next door is interesting with a great video screening approximately every 20 minutes.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

If you have some spare time this museum is a real jewel. The short visual display gives an in-depth history into this unique little town . The other displays illustrates clearly what life was like back in days gone by. The best part it’s free with the volunteers showing off their passion & keenest to make our visit rememberable. Good job well done.

Date of experience: April 2018
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