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Tirau Museum

State Highway 5, Tirau, New Zealand
+64 7-883 1442
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A Real Treasure

What a place to spend a few hours if you love historical pieces or anything old, this place is a... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2017
donzy
,
York, Australia
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A Collection To Take You Down Memory Lane

This is a private collection that has such a wide array of bits and pieces that you will amble... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2016
Bruce P
,
Tauranga, New Zealand
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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State Highway 5, Tirau, New Zealand
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+64 7-883 1442

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Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

What a place to spend a few hours if you love historical pieces or anything old, this place is a must see. My first impression of this place was not very positive but it only cost $5 to go in so I thought why not....More

Thank donzy
Reviewed November 2, 2016

This is a private collection that has such a wide array of bits and pieces that you will amble along being reminded of all the things you or your parents or their parents had and used. Much of the memorabilia is just as it was...More

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed May 20, 2016

This is a wonderful collection of memorabilia collected by the owner over the years. Around every corner are more hidden gems, the exhibits are endless, and the owner very knowledgeable about everything. There are passages set out with "shops", stocking so much from bygone years,...More

Thank fredann1
Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Stacked with old bits and pieces, literally when it comes to bits of nz railway crockery, would have stayed longer but the boss was getting restless.

Thank Grumpyoldman15
Reviewed January 11, 2016

Yesterday we heard about the Tirau Museum and Honey shop, it really took us back. We were there with our 5yr old granddaughter. We were able to explain about all the things that we saw, that we had grown up with. It is a huge...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2016

After leaving Rotorua and heading to Waikato (just before Tirau) there is a sign that says "TIRAU MUSEUM" + Honey. Stop, enter, and be amazed at what is in this place. The gentleman, who owns the museum, is full of information and history and the...More

Thank Alicat44
Reviewed December 27, 2015

we googled the Museum after a lot of people said it was a great place to visit. Although they don't have a website there were a lot of sites with information. They all said it was open daily Monday-Friday from 9am. (no mention of public...More

Thank w00fies
Reviewed September 8, 2015

Such a different type of Museum and wonderful to be able to learn about the town and surrounding area. Very pleasant staff and in the town a great cup of coffee and food. A delightful museum and one not to be missed.

Thank Pageants
Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is an amusing and interesting walk back in time. local memorabilia and random things are found here. This museum allows stuff that could of been thrown out given a home . the older generations will recognise a lot of stuff and children will be...More

Thank cazzross
Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is a big museum. Our family spent a couple of hours wandering through the rooms and sheds full of memorabilia. There was plenty of variety representing many aspects of NZ history - not just the "early settler" theme you get with so many small...More

Thank DaveOwen66
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