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Te Manawa

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Address: 326 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Great to have a look at this Museum & learn more about "Palmy" & its history & surrounding areas. Don't miss the "little" cinema & their old news reels constantly showing. Also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clare B
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to have a look at this Museum & learn more about "Palmy" & its history & surrounding areas. Don't miss the "little" cinema & their old news reels constantly showing. Also the river exhibition.

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Thank Clare B
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is set out really well, with lots to interest all ages. There are many good exhibits & recommend visiting here to learn more about the local area.

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Feilding, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was stuck in Palmy a month ago with cart problems. Whilst waiting for the mechanic to work his magic, I visited Te Manawa. What a great place, full of history, well laid out. I could have stayed much longer. Very enjoyable.

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Thank bushboots
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was alright fun to see but I wouldn't recommend this as a go to activity. We did enjoy the rugby part but that was multiple things done

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Somewhere to go.you can play along side your kids or grandkids inside and it doesn't cost you a penny.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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42 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have, over the years, taken various nieces and nephew to visit and play here. They immensely enjoyed it. On the ground floor is an interactive area with a variety of activities (pipe joining, kitchen organizing, foam brick carrying and building. The children have always immensely enjoyed the proactive and active activities, which are safe and interesting. I highly recommend... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit with the family,large groups or small. We spent at least a couple hours taking in its history and value.

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palmerston north
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58 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to visit when rainy and intersting for visitors. Really great kids section. The river section is a must

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite a small modern Museum offering big temporary exhibitions and items of local interest. Fantastic Dinosaur Exhibition when I visited

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New Zealand
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Our family outing kept extending as our young children found more and more to do! The staff were really skilled at handling a lot of visitors. The exhibits were great and varied - this is a combined art gallery, museum, science exhibition space with the added attraction of the best rugby museum you are going to experience. Our kids were... More 

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