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
Well worth a visit ... excellent local history and current exhibitions too. Could spend more time here easily
Nicely located in a small park in a green part of Gisborne, close to the center. Museum with a great atmosphere to discover a diversity of artists and a part... read more
Has a good Maori pre and post colonisation history. Some cool artifacts and nice video of 2 kaumatua. Small Museum. $5 entry for non residence, free for kids.
My grandson loves museum’s so it was great to visit Tairawhiti Museum. Enjoyed the whole experience. My grandson really enjoyed the boat & I must say I did too. Was... read more
A nice overview to the area if you're interested in local history. There are some lovely pieces of art to view, along with some nice local historical stories. A small... read more
The entry is $5 and the knowledge you get is limitless. And I felt it was fun time wandering around knowing new things. Not like some other museum. Must go.
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
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
This wonderful place is worth seeing. If you are local don't take it for granted, If your visiting take the time to look in.
We were stuck on a rainy day in Gisborne & came to the museum with no preconceived idea of what we might discover. We had a wonderful surprise and... read more