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Address: 121 South Street, Feilding 4702, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 6-323 6401
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Really interesting museum, full of beautiful exhibits, so much history and examples. Well worth a visit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really interesting museum, full of beautiful exhibits, so much history and examples. Well worth a visit

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Masterton, New Zealand
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117 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Feilding is blessed to have such a rare and excellent attraction as The Coach House Museum. We dropped is without much in the way of expectations bit were very pleasantly surprised. The museum houses an amazing collection of horse-drawn buggies and carriages, along with all manner of agricultural implements. There is also a collection of fully restored vintage John Deere... More 

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Feilding, New Zealand
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69 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The volunteers have done an amazing job with this museum. Not only is there some great information about the agricultural history of the Manawatu region, there are some things for the kids too (big and small). What a great great games display. The displays keep people interested with some allowing you to have hands on and you can get up... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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60 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is a surprisingly large collection for a town the size of Feilding. You get to walk around the long large shed which contains coaches, buggies, tractors and farm implements from bygone years. Most of the exhibits have been sourced locally and if necessary restored. You can see that work in the old days was tough. The cheerful volunteers will... More 

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Feilding, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Good place to visit for the history of this town. Does a great school holiday programme for the children.

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The coach house museum is a must see. It has interactive displays which are great and is done 100% by volunteers. It is a must see by any visitor, both kiwi and overseas visitor. Entry fee is reasonable and well worth it.

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Florida
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This started out as somewhere to spend a wet day in Feilding but it was much better than that! The museum has a very large collection of horse drawn vehicles used in NZ over the ages. There are also displays of agriculture equipment and machinery used during the last century. This museum shows how life has been in New Zealand... More 

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Feilding, New Zealand
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Who would have ever thought there was so much to see at the Coach House Museum. I just didn't realise there was so much history around Feilding and the Manawatu area. Certainly worth a look. Make sure you set aside a couple of hours.

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Janet D, Librarian at Coach House Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for posting a review, and helping to spread the word of this great resource. More 

Bulls, New Zealand
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

A very informative & interesting look back into the history of Feilding & it's farming practices. There are some great classic tractors & farming equipment, not to mention some amazing coaches & carts.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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75 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

The Coach House Museum has a great display of Manawatu history - it started out as a small collection of horse-drawn vehicles and has grown to a substantial display covering the development of the area. There is a display of sawmilling which includes information about my family who were early settlers of the Manchester Block. The collection of John Deere... More 

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ArchiveChick, Librarian at Coach House Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. The Archive collects information on early settlers of the area and is always looking for information to add to the family files so do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further information. More 

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