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Taupo Museum

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Address: 4 Story Place, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Phone Number: (07) 376 0414
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Great rainy day activity

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
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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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Taupo, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Taupo Museum is a must see & the all year round Exhibition's and they awesome ARTS. Looking forward to seeing Taupo Ink. Coming up by Didi Chapman - Drawings in Indian ink. Opening Night Thursday 23 April 5.30pm

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Geneva, Switzerland
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76 reviews 76 reviews
23 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

After the big museum Te Papa, we were happy to discover the history of Taupo and of the Maori. It was beautiful to see how they do the bags with the leaves or the beautiful Maori boat and to walk trough the nice garden. A good beginning in this beautiful area!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
52 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Interesting little place with lovely Wellbeing garden in it and rose garden next door. Small but informative. Well worth a visit.

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
64 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This was a tiny museum with some local history about the Taupo region. Too small to be worth the price of admission - I think it should be free to be honest as you wouldn't spend more than half an hour there. We only did it as we were walking past and didn't have anything else to do. The best... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This is a very good museum with a number of interesting, well curated displays. If you are interested in learning about Taupo's history and the Maori you should definitely visit. Well worth the small entrance fee.

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Perth, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The museum itself was small. It holds some interesting facts and displays on the area and it's people and their heritage.

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Perth, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This museum is well worth a visit as you can learn so much about the area. The healing garden is also lovely and it is clear that this is a well managed and continually evolving museum which is a great asset to the community and visitors.

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Coromandel Valley, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Amazing to pack so much information into such a small space. We nearly did not bother to go in but were glad we did.

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