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Address: 4 Story Place, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Phone Number: (07) 376 0414
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Good walk, fascinating and smelly ( mildly)! Well priced, would recommend!! Wrap up warm as in winter will still feel the cold

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

For the $5 entrance price it was good value for money but me and my friend managed to pass 35/40 minutes there before deciding to move on

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s.yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Good walk, fascinating and smelly ( mildly)! Well priced, would recommend!! Wrap up warm as in winter will still feel the cold

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West Auckland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a lovely small museum to do when it is too cold outside. The kids even enjoyed it. Would love to go again.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Visited with our son as he missed out on a school trip due to being sick. Loved the information sheets the kids get to do an it helps them learn as well. Our son absolutely loved it.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

From Traditional Maori Artifacts and a life size Maori Wharenui ( House ) to the effects of the White settlers in the area a nice way to spend an afternoon Plenty of interesting items to look at including an in depth look at the volcanic activity in the are over the years

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A small museum, but packed full of local knowledge about Taupo. We went with 3 children and they enjoyed the 'Treasure Hunt' they were given. Small amount of interactive, hands on things for the children - they spent a lot of time designing their own NZ flags and loved hanging out in the caravan. We completely sucked at playing Ti... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The museum is tiny but considering it is New Zealand, it costs very little. By now it seems in NZ museums cost about 1 NZ$ per minute for usually substandard content. This one costs only $5NZ for adults and $3NZ for seniors. The very first place where my husband got his senior discount. The local Maori exhibits are really good.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The weekend we were there was a special open day. The entertainment from the Pumice Valley Whoopee band was great old time music. The lady has a great voice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We really enjoyed all the exhibits. The museum is small but packs in plenty to see for a very reasonable entry price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

The $5 dollar entry fee was well worth it. Friendly staff and interesting exhibits. The rose garden beside the main building was also beautiful. Areas set aside for young children with interactive activities.

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Address: 4 Story Place, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Phone Number: (07) 376 0414
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo

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