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
We drove to the Tairawhiti Museum around noon and had a fairly good lunch in the café before going into see the exhibits. There was a special Leornardo Da Vinci exhibit on loan from Florence. Also there were lots of Maori artifacts and the bridge...More
A gem of a museum and definitely worth a visit. The display of local history is extensive. Thoroughly enjoyed every section. The Maori history and the women's fight for voting rights are particularly fascinating and important that they are told. The museum is not on...More
This is a nice little museum, there is several buildings in this museum. The first is a war memorial for all the Kiwis that served their country, very nice. The main museum has history of the area, then an art gallery also on the bottom...More
Really enjoyed our look around this museum, we started with a coffee in the cafe which was delicious. The exhibits and information in the museum were interesting, I appreciate that precious artefacts need low level lighting but a lot of the information was unreadable due...More
This museum is pretty amazing for a small town. There is both art and history and the lay out is interesting as well.
Gisbornes museum is a great place to visit. It has a cafe serving great coffee and baking. It has a gift shop selling a nice selection of boojs, jewelery and art.
We were lost for something to do on a wet day and decided that the museum was worth a visit. We are so glad we did. The separate C Company exhibition telling the history of the Maori’s who enlisted in the army and fought in...More
Just minutes from the city this is a great place to visit. It features local art, an impressive history of the local area and a unique section of a wrecked ship. Not to be missed.
The staff were friendly and really helpful. The layout was a little strange but fun. The Display were amazing
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!