We left Gisborne 50 years ago, although we have continued to visit, this visit to the museum filled in a lot of local historical background we were unaware of... read more
A surprisingly large museum, with lots of diverse exhibits many of which change regularly. For example, when we visited there was a fascinating display of Maori basket weavings. I also... read more
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
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... read more
Stopped for lunch and afterwards wandered into the museum for a look. We were impressed with the displays and the way the collections are presented. Definitely worth visiting and taking... 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
Excellent displays of museum items and local art. Next door is the Maori C Company exhibition. Worth visiting too.
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
I really enjoyed going around the museum. It has a very good mix of exhibitions, so there will be something to choose interest all and can easily spend a few... read more
Which should say it all really. Wonderful small town feel but lots to see. Really enjoyed it. Would go back again.
Beautifully maintained museum full of history both Maori and pakeha. Lovely cafe where the rhubarb and ginger slice is really yum
Spent a hour or so on Saturday morning after the farmers market wandering through the museum. Had really good local history, as well as some great local artists. Highlight for... read more