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Aotea Utanganui - Museum of South Taranaki

127 Egmont Street, Patea 4520, New Zealand
+64 6-273 8354
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Worth a visit

I travel through Patea regularly to visit family in NP & have always wanted to stop to have a look... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Foxton, New Zealand
via mobile
Definitely worth stopping for

Back again, asking family and local history questions. Great to deal with staff who are helpful and... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
Sandra R
Hamilton, New Zealand
via mobile
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29 Jan 2017
“Worth a visit”
30 Dec 2016
“Definitely worth stopping for”
127 Egmont Street, Patea 4520, New Zealand
+64 6-273 8354
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I travel through Patea regularly to visit family in NP & have always wanted to stop to have a look through the museum. Finally I have been able to do this. What a great museum to visit. Excellent vision in putting it all together &...More

Thank Chrissie2504
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Back again, asking family and local history questions. Great to deal with staff who are helpful and knowledgeable. Great stop for a break.

Thank Sandra R
Reviewed 13 November 2016

So pleased this beautiful museum entrance caught our eye and we stopped. Clearly the work of many years of vision, hard work and fund raising and a credit to those involved. Woman attending the desk was very professional and welcoming. Exhibits of a high standard...More

Thank HelenJG786
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Great little museum in a little town most people would drive right through. Helpful staff, especially if you are after help with your family history. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Sandra R
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This is a great little local museum full of history about the area. It's not huge, but it has quite a bit of information, plenty of photos, and some interesting displays and artefacts. It's also free, and the staff is friendly.

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Oh My God. This country Hotel is on the main Road between Wanganui and Hawera.is fabulous. We called into this hotel for a meal tired and hungry and left full and happy. A well priced meal, good food great atmosphere, great people behind the bar...More

Thank sherylpuds
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

We always come here when in Patea. The museum is full of great displays and awesome information on Patea and surrounding areas. I loved the free holiday activities for the kids on certain days and how there are also some original arts and crafts on...More

Thank beth756
Reviewed 12 December 2014 via mobile

If you are travelling on SH3 then it's worth taking a short break. It all depends what is your interest though. Some history of old Patea and the factories which were established here back then .over all nice. Do take time out for the Patea...More

Thank gulkaur
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