Thoroughly enjoyable. Joan the guide was fantastic. Held everyone's attention. Superb visit at the end of the Russell beach. There is a lot to take in
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Being in the off-season, Russell was fairy quiet on the day we visited. The Mission was our highlight. Maggie was our personal tour guide and cheerfully related the amazing story of the establishment of the mission, on-site tannery and printing factory. Great displays of the...More
We were very impressed with the tour guide who filled us in on the mission and history of Russell. Very interesting!
Thank you for your feedback and very pleased you enjoyed your visit.
This was another place we could use our National Trust membership. The mission produced printed books in Maori. We had a guide with just the two of us who was extremely informative and took us through the whole printing process.the history of Russell was also...More
We called in hoping to have a look around but unfortunately it was closed. The coffee shop was open but we had just had lunch so was not interested. Basically cannot comment, except to say it will look great when finished!
We're sorry that you found us CLOSED for essential repairs to the historic building. We are scheduled to re-open in mid May. Our Gift Shop & Coffee House remain OPEN.
Costs $10 to find out a lot about early days of Russell, well worth the spend, didn't realise that the French mission had such an early influence.