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Whakatane Museum and Arts

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Whakatane Museum and Arts

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51-55 Boon St, Whakatane New Zealand
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GaryBrazel wrote a review Oct 2019
Brooklyn, New York386 contributions39 helpful votes
Good exhibition center with Maori and European settler artifacts as well as local arts and crafts. There is historical and geological (earthquake and volcano) information also. It’s well displayed and has informative descriptions. It’s free (donations accepted).
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Date of experience: October 2019
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763anne wrote a review Jul 2018
Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand94 contributions24 helpful votes
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.
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Rebecca B wrote a review Feb 2018
8 contributions3 helpful votes
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 Gallery is a great addition and contains some very
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Date of experience: January 2018
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Glennis B wrote a review Nov 2017
Whakatane, New Zealand304 contributions82 helpful votes
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
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Date of experience: November 2017
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Scott J wrote a review Nov 2017
Whakatane, New Zealand218 contributions33 helpful votes
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
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Date of experience: October 2017
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