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Taupo Museum

4 Story Place, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-376 0414
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4 Story Place, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-376 0414
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We halted here for few minutes to get a glimpse into the history and learn about local culture of Taupo and the museum is best way to get to know these things. It has good collection of artifacts and interactive for tourists.

Thank krazikams
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The museum is well worth a visit. Some rooms do not allow photography and in others it is encouraged, you are given a map and there are signs denoting where it is allowed. The exhibition was great and the whole museum is well laid out.

1  Thank PadresHoney
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great time with my 9 year old daughter...played some games on the porch of the Marae inside the Museum. Information about Taupo a relaxing Garden Ora too

Thank Samisoni T
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Came here during a period of rain and more rain with my 11 yr daughter. It took maybe 30 minutes to get around so it's a great gap filler and there are some great history of the Taupo region in the form of old newspapers...More

Thank Justine I
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the Museum we were lucky to have a local artist exhibition there on our visit, there are some cute modern history bits to see as well as the fantastic history of north island

Thank countrybumpkin50
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We enjoyed this museum with our 4 young children a lot! There was a lot to see and learn and when we were there they had a dinosaur hunt for the children. So while looking for little plastic dinosaurs, they actually went through the museum...More

Thank WallaceAustralia
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Spent a couple of hours here and particularly enjoyed finding out about the Maroi hermitage of the area. Interesting to look at the carvings , weavings and the huge canoe. Well worth the $5 entry fee.

Thank avril w
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Excellent well staffed museum! Moari culture, local history and local exhibits. Art gallery is an extra bonus. Do not miss the rose garden next door!!

Thank citycat60640
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Takes you really back in history, makes you feeling in awe with what they accomplished in those times with limited machinery and technology. Very interesting and a must see if you want a bit of background how New Zealand developed over time

Thank ZetvdM
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Its only a small place but its really worth visiting. There are some really interesting Maori artefacts including a canoe as well as information on logging etc. There's even a model of a sawmill and logging yard. I also found the caravan from the 70's...More

Thank Kenneth L
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