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Very Fascinating and Interesting

May be what some call small but this Museum and Arts was tops on displays, variety information, the... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
small museum big galleries

it has a small local content in the museum, and ever changing art in the galleries mostly local... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2017
Whakatane, New Zealand
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Linking the Whakatane District community with their Museum and Galleries.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
51-55 Boon St, Whakatane, New Zealand
+64 7-306 0505
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

May be what some call small but this Museum and Arts was tops on displays, variety information, the Art Exhibition and was full of exhibits that were fascinating and interesting. The use of a wheel chair was a bonus for someone with a disability.

Thank 763anne
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

The Whakatane Museum is no where near as good as the old museum in Whakatane. The new museum which is attached to the Library, doesn’t even contain half of the exhibits the old one and is really small . On the plus size the Art...More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed November 14, 2017

it has a small local content in the museum, and ever changing art in the galleries mostly local artists , but sometime has unusual stuff like monks making sand mandalas

Thank frangii
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Fascinating exploring the displays that expose the diverse history and culture from this region. Art and craft displays are ever changing in the galleries alongside. This modern building is well appointed and in the heart of Whakatane with the library alongside. Something to be proud...More

Thank OldDeuteronomy2014
Reviewed May 16, 2017

My visit around the museum was very enjoyable. Lots of local history and well presented. Museum staff were helpful. You can take your time and learn about the Whakatane region.

Thank harold783
Reviewed April 6, 2017

What a great museum. Lots of reading to do and a great exhibition with a lot of history recorded and artifacts as well. Certainly worth stopping by to visit.

Thank turoar
Reviewed January 19, 2017

We called in to see what was there and were pleased we did. The exhibitions inside were great. We were met by native bird song and enjoyed the excellent displays and paintings.

Thank nadyjay
Reviewed January 12, 2017

Always a great place to visit when in Whakatane - to see the latest exhibition by local artists. Very important asset to the region. so well looked after - a treasure!

Thank Ruth G
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