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Nice array of local crafts.

Interesting. Beautiful basket ware and carvings. NIce jewellery. Easy to find in the heart of town... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2015
Dawn Fergie F
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Umina Beach, Australia
Enthusiastic and inclusive

This is a great little museum and a good place to spend an afternoon learning about Tongan culture... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2014
Jolyon67
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Melbourne, Australia
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15 Mar 2017
“Cultural visit”
17 Apr 2016
“No longer exists!”
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The Tonga National Cultural Centre is the only place in the Kingdom where you can experience TRUE TONGA. We let you experience Tongan Life in it's past, present and future. We offer/specialize in the following: Royal Day Experience - Cultural tours...more
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Taufa`ahau rd | Tofoa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

We took a bus ride to cultural center. We took a long time to get there. It was worth it. The ceremony to drink cava, the dances and the mats were all wonderful. The rest of the tour was not as good.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Elizamac62
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This Museum has now been closed due to lack of funding and the artifacts transferred to the Museum at Tupou College at Toloa. The Museum there is well worth a visit so call the College Office.

Date of experience: April 2016
4  Thank Helen L
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Interesting. Beautiful basket ware and carvings. NIce jewellery. Easy to find in the heart of town cLose to cafes.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Dawn Fergie F
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Great experience and it's worth every minute of it. I enjoyed my visit there in Kingdom of Tonga. The people are great very friendly,food was awesome it's so fresh and healthy.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank PO2EOD
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Had high hops for a little cultural experience and learning about the Tongan people. But the centre was rundown and felt abandoned. No one was even there to tell us it was shut down and even the restaurant was completely unoccupied.

Date of experience: November 2014
3  Thank sebdennis05
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Despite the website this place built with Japanese money in 1988 is now an empty shell. We went on spec perhaps we should have prebooked but we were the only visitors and were guided round by a lovely Tongan chap. He demonstrated basket weaving and...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank spendingpension
Reviewed 8 June 2014

This is a great little museum and a good place to spend an afternoon learning about Tongan culture. It is $3 entry and $15 if you want to see the cultural dance and see the demonstrations of tapa making and cooking the Tongan way. The...More

Date of experience: August 2013
3  Thank Jolyon67
Reviewed 6 February 2014

Interesting tour of this facility and wonderfully spontaneous outgoing local who a very proud of their homeland. Worth visit

Date of experience: February 2014
2  Thank Aussiebd
Reviewed 26 January 2014

This place has great friendly service, very entertaining cultural performances and a delicious yummy islander feast..

Date of experience: January 2014
2  Thank Crystal D
Reviewed 9 December 2013

Four of us went last Friday to experience the meal and show. It is a very attractive location, and a great set-up. The whole place has a white sand floor and comfortable wooden bench seats. As we arrived you could watch the food being prepared,...More

Date of experience: December 2013
3  Thank Fay S
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