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
Locals visit free which helps make this a cheap visit for visitors to town - especially if they like the arts and haven't been before - it blows them away... read more
Very interesting part of Gisborne history. Used to be i believe part of the "Kia ora" Butter factory. In those days that was your only choice of spread. On this... 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
Great place and great price. I really liked the surf board collection and the old ship at the end of the building.
A place you need to go if you are in Gisborne very very interesting. Not a large museum but alot in there
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
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
This museum is pretty amazing for a small town. There is both art and history and the lay out is interesting as well.
A very pleasant stroll around this museum. Lots of items to see and a wide variety of things to look at with great local info, interesting Maori artifacts to lalique... read more