Art work, historical displays, cafe and shop ... all of a high quality. Small but very nicely constructed. Allow at least an hour.
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
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... read more
the museum is very well set out and has a lot of interesting exhibits. The staff were very friendly and helpful and we really enjoyed our visit.
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... read 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... read more
Cost to enter is only $5 per adult. What a fantastic little local history museum (not usually that keen on them), combined with art gallery, displaying both contemporary and historical... read more
Which should say it all really. Wonderful small town feel but lots to see. Really enjoyed it. Would go back again.
A very poorly heated building, particularly out the back part where the Star of Canada is. No heating at all here. When there's a cold southerly blowing and... 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
The permanent exhibition was quite interesting, but a bit convoluted and with far too much required to be read. The marine exhibition downstairs was very good. The "art" was awful... 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