Well worth a visit ... excellent local history and current exhibitions too. Could spend more time here easily
Hours of browsing and wondering. Free to locals. Great cafe / small souvenir shopping for overseas visitors too
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.
The staff were friendly and really helpful. The layout was a little strange but fun. The Display were amazing
We were lost for something to do on a wet day and decided that the museum was worth a visit. We are so glad we did. The separate C Company exhibition telling the history of the Maori’s who enlisted in the army and fought in...More
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.
Not keen on the artistic stuff as I find the descriptions of why they do what they do precious and pretentious. You either like it it not. But the artifacts and history of the people and places tell you something about where you are and...More
Art work, historical displays, cafe and shop ... all of a high quality. Small but very nicely constructed. Allow at least an hour.
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 really liked the Decorative Arts Gallery. But best of all was the "Star of Canada,"...More