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Dargaville Museum

Harding Park, Dargaville, New Zealand
+64 9-439 7555
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Good little museum

Nice little thing to do when in Dargaville, treasure hunt for kids kept them going. Interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
DrKiwiNZ
via mobile
Well worth visiting

This is one of those places which calls itself a museum but should find a new description. It's a... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
128andrewh
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
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“rainbow warrior” (18 reviews)
“kauri gum” (18 reviews)
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Harding Park, Dargaville, New Zealand
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+64 9-439 7555
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Nice little thing to do when in Dargaville, treasure hunt for kids kept them going. Interesting stuff to look at and enough to keep family busy.

Thank DrKiwiNZ
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This is one of those places which calls itself a museum but should find a new description. It's a huge labour of love for the region, history and products. It's run and funded entirely by volunteers who fill the place with love and energy. From...More

Thank 128andrewh
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We did not realize that there so many interesting things there, Ron was a great tour guide, and it was almost hands on in every fascinating display

1  Thank Patsy18181
Reviewed 20 April 2017

If you want some understanding of this district then this is the place to get it. Learn more about kauri and its importance and the gum digging history. Friendly helpful volunteer staff. Take our time.

1  Thank ElvisInvercargill
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Such a great variety of memorability, set out beautifully. At first my, adult sons did not want to go in but once inside were glad they did. Very hands on for most of the things like bells etc made this a wonderful experience. Small gift...More

Thank Shirley Anne P
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit, this museum is jam packed with great artifacts and it large even though it doesn't look that big from the outside. Don't miss this, plan to spend at least 2 hours here

Thank Gingerules
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

What a great place! Friendly, knowledgeable staff and great exhibits. Costs $15 for an adult and $12.50 for Seniors but really worth it. Plus you get the marvellous view from the to of the hill where it is situated. Would recommend it to anyone visiting...More

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

If you want to find out about this area then this is the place. Lots of exhibits about logging, loggers, pioneers and the history of this town and the surronding area. Worth popping in before you visit the Kauri forests to get some background

Thank davidwnorth
Reviewed 29 March 2017

on top of a hill with panoramic views all round this museum provides plenty of information about the locality

Thank nedrow5791
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Didn't expect it to be great - pleasantly surprised. Good gum collection. Nice array of learning formats. The video of the lighthouses was excellent.

Thank Laura J
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