Wifi is available free of charge for museum visitors and cafe patrons
C Company Memorial House, a Memorial to C Company of the 28th Māori Battalion is owned and operated by Ngā Taonga a Ngā Tama Toa Trust
Opening hours: Tues – Sun 12 – 3pm (winter hours may vary, please call ahead)
Tel: 06 281 0478
A good place to get a feel for local history, for a small fee ($5) each to get in as a non-resident. Some really cool artefacts in there. There... read more
While cramped in the corner the outside area was pleasant and I loved the bargains for sale next to the coffee area. I would not want to bring my toddler... read more
We could easily have spent a half day at this museum. We especially liked the Maori viewpoint expressed through the contemporary art display. Despite us being Pakeha we... read more
Loved the C Company exhibition, which is in a separate building just outside the museum entrance. This is a moving exhibit depicting the young Māori men from the region who... read more
A nice overview to the area if you're interested in local history. There are some lovely pieces of art to view, along with some nice local historical stories. A small... read more
As with all museums in NZ there is a big focus on the Maori heritage and history. It is across the river from the main town and not that easy... read more
Intended to have a quick look around this museum but ended up staying for the morning. Excellent exhibition of culture and there was a large display of Leonardo de Vinci's... read more
We started our visit to the Tairawhiti Musuem at the cafe with a light lunch out on the deck overlooking Kelvin Park, this set us up for a very pleasant... read more
Lovely little museum with various exhibitions and displays. Maori Battalion house , Star of Canada and Wyllie Cottage. Nice cafe and gift shop. Well worth a look round
A fantastic museum highlighting the history of Tairawhiti. Highly recommended. The children love it as much as the adults.
This place was recommended by family who live locally. Really glad we took the time to have a look at it. Covers the history of the local area including the... read more
We welcome ideas for new projects and exhibitions so if you have something in mind, please get in touch – we would love to hear from you!