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Taupo Museum

4 Story Place, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-376 0414
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4 Story Place, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-376 0414
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here during a period of rain and more rain with my 11 yr daughter. It took maybe 30 minutes to get around so it's a great gap filler and there are some great history of the Taupo region in the form of old newspapers...More

Thank Justine I
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the Museum we were lucky to have a local artist exhibition there on our visit, there are some cute modern history bits to see as well as the fantastic history of north island

Thank countrybumpkin50
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We enjoyed this museum with our 4 young children a lot! There was a lot to see and learn and when we were there they had a dinosaur hunt for the children. So while looking for little plastic dinosaurs, they actually went through the museum...More

Thank WallaceAustralia
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Spent a couple of hours here and particularly enjoyed finding out about the Maroi hermitage of the area. Interesting to look at the carvings , weavings and the huge canoe. Well worth the $5 entry fee.

Thank avril w
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Excellent well staffed museum! Moari culture, local history and local exhibits. Art gallery is an extra bonus. Do not miss the rose garden next door!!

Thank citycat60640
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Takes you really back in history, makes you feeling in awe with what they accomplished in those times with limited machinery and technology. Very interesting and a must see if you want a bit of background how New Zealand developed over time

Thank ZetvdM
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Its only a small place but its really worth visiting. There are some really interesting Maori artefacts including a canoe as well as information on logging etc. There's even a model of a sawmill and logging yard. I also found the caravan from the 70's...More

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We only live a few kilometers from this museum but it is always a joy to bring my children on a nice summer holiday for a little bit of historical education. There is enough interesting facts and figures to find here, and there are also...More

Thank Grace A
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent local museum with some interesting exhibits. Archive footage of the local area activities is a compulsive watch. Great caravan. Art gallery also has some interesting works.

Thank carefree2017
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Not the most amazing of museums but still worth a visit, especially on a rainy day. The staff on reception were really helpful and friendly.

Thank Chris S
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