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Small but attractive Museum

It is a small museum in size, with attractive themes and exhibits. Several themes are displayed... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2021
santo-trainsspotter7
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Auckland, New Zealand
Great little museum

This museum looks tiny from the front, but is packed with interesting exhibitions. They’re well put... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2021
LauraCamilla19
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Reviewed 27 January 2021

This museum looks tiny from the front, but is packed with interesting exhibitions. They’re well put together and fun for both adults and children to roam. There’s a treasure hunt for the children, which keeps them interested. The staff are lovely, as is the little gift shop which has some gorgeous products. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: January 2021
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Reviewed 5 September 2020

We really enjoyed walking around this museum. Full of interesting facts about Captain Cook and his time in the area.

Date of experience: September 2020
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Reviewed 4 September 2020 via mobile

A great local museum doing interesting things. I was impressed with the interactive exhibits. Some new exhibits under construction. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2020
Thank 615dorisl
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Reviewed 21 July 2020

Well laid out, with stories of local 'legends' who have made a difference in this rural out post throughout the history since settlement . Both Maori and European
I was very interested in how the women who featured survived and thrived and helped each other out.
For a small museum, it punches well above its weight.
Highly recommended to get a real perspective on the region.

Date of experience: July 2020
Thank Rosemary S
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Reviewed 16 March 2020

The museum was recommended to us by our host at the B&B and was absolutely worth the time. Such an informative museum in what appears a small space, but once inside it opens up into a variety of displays of significant history of the area. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: March 2020
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