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“It would be rude not to” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Rotorua Museum

Rotorua Museum
Government Gardens, Rotorua, New Zealand
64 7 349 4350
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5-Day Bay of Islands, Rotorua, Waitomo Caves and...
Ranked #16 of 33 Attractions in Rotorua
Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
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“It would be rude not to”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Very educational, there was a really good video simulator when you first arrive which brings you back in time. The building was spectacular and the art truly beautiful

Visited December 2013
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“should visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

it was nice experience to visit museum. veru huge & total worth. lots of information we can get & wonderful staff.

Visited June 2014
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“Historic site, most photographed building in NZ...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Located in Government Gardens near the lake, this building has an interesting pedigree...built as a spa but later used as a place to help rehab war veterans. Now a museum. Great informational movie, coffeeshop and...best of all if you are willing and able to climb the approximately 100 steps to get up there...a 360 view of the surrounding countryside and lake. WOW! Don't miss it.

Visited June 2014
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Osnabruck, Germany
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“More or less worth it”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The museum itself is not too bad but a price of 20$ is way too much. You can get better museums for free. Still worth it to go there even if you don't go inside. The yard and the house itself is really beautiful.

Visited December 2013
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Goa, India
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“A very well preserved Bath House”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We were not expecting much from this day tour on our cruise but were quite amazed by the Bath House. The visit was very interesting starting with the culture of the region, continuing with the treatment rooms, going down to the basement furnaces and finishing with the amazing earthquake experience in the small movie theater. Not to be missed

Visited February 2014
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