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Te Manawa

326 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
+64 6-355 5000
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Family Outing

Taken our two Sons on a Family Road trip, and this a nice 2 hour plus break and the boys had great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Daniel C
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Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
A good small size museum

It is a small size museum but good. The welcoming and helps from the staff at the reception... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
santo t
,
Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
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Travellers talk about
“rugby museum” (26 reviews)
“art gallery” (8 reviews)
“kids area” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
326 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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+64 6-355 5000
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"great museum"
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"rainy day"
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"great place to visit"
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"maori culture"
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"small museum"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taken our two Sons on a Family Road trip, and this a nice 2 hour plus break and the boys had great hours of fun - for a free venue - great spot for all!

Thank Daniel C
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a small size museum but good. The welcoming and helps from the staff at the reception, combined with some good exhibits, special Maori exhibits room, more general rooms for various historical items and another special section for river and environmental displays, make the...More

Thank santo t
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Wasn’t expecting much pleasantly surprised. Friendly greeting to this small museum. Some interesting information. Archive films shown of the early development of the area black and white footage. First floor had a really great interaction Lego section for children. Only takes a quick time to...More

Thank 123LS
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Took our toddler to see Santa's cave, he enjoyed it. Also checked out the lego exhibit while there which he liked too. The have a young childrens play area as well that the kids enjoy.

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Dropped in today as part of a visit to Palmerston. Having been previously and enjoyed the level of display very much, today's trip did not disappoint. Great stimulation from the range of exhibitions. Wonderfully friendly young woman at the front desk. Do go...

Thank NapierAro
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We were here at the beginning of the year, so I am not sure if the Christmas collection is a permanent exhibit or not. This alone is fun for children of all ages. The Lego area also had children of all ages playing with the...More

Thank BudaBaB
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Had an hour to kill in palmerston north so w ent to Te Manawa museum and Santa's Grotto. The grotto had lots of old mechanical toy displays.

Thank 155richard81
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We ran into it - just stopping in PN for 2 hours - and found a most interesting and instructive-educational place. Lots for kids.

Thank jobst56
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

New Zealand is a country with short history and Palmerston North is a small town. So you have a very small meusium as expected. However, it worths a visit. A well organized beutiful place.

Thank Agampodi
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

it is fresh, new and interactive. Heaps for all ages, well worth a visit.the kids section is amazing.

Thank stevenmaggie0
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