I took 4 of my children aged 7, 10, 13 and 14 to the museum and I have to say I was somewhat underwhelmed. It cost $5 per person (under 12 free) so was $15 for our group. There is a gorgeous historic cottage outside...More
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
This is a fairly standard local museum. As others have said. It has all the local historical artefacts that you could need. Lots of local history and art. It’s quite educational. Currently there is the Da Vinci exhibition which is fairly cool.
Don't be put of by the outside. This museum and gallery is amazing. Only $5 for an adult. The art work is for sale and not overly expensive. Lovely cafe inside as well.
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 me was the Star of Canada ship that stands proudly over the waters edge. You...More
For non locals at $5 per person, this is a bargain. The exhibitions are informative without being too large as in some metropolitan museums. Whilst there was the expected history of pre European (Maori) settlement through to the settlement of Europeans and subsequent name change...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 art.
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
The staff were friendly and really helpful. The layout was a little strange but fun. The Display were amazing
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 Maori people. Also encompasses an art gallery showcasing local artists.