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
Lysnar House (behind Tairāwhiti Museum) is used by The Gisborne Artists’ Society and Gisborne Pottery Group and regularly holds art workshops and tuition.
We had a super wet and cold day in Gisborne. The museum was a great option. Would be great with kids. It had a good looking school holiday program going.... read more
Lovely interesting museum - This is an excellent museum from the Lava glass exhibition to the Star of Canada Captain's bridge (kids - old and young- love climbing up to the bridge with... 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
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!