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“Museum worth a visit”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Rotorua Museum

Rotorua Museum
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Highlights Tour Including Cultural...
Ranked #12 of 108 things to do in Rotorua
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Museum worth a visit”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

An interesting place to visit for a couple of hours. The film was a little disappointing but the Maori history gave a good insight into local culture. The potato and leek soup in the cafe was excellent.

Visited July 2013
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“Baths”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2013 via mobile

Well the experience was nice but i would want them to recreat a full bathroom from the time it was open and try to make the bathouse exhibition handiecapped accseseble cause my grandpa was with us and he cabt walk well but the experience was nice

Visited June 2013
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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“Great bath house exhibition”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

Arriving at the musuem, the building itself is lovely. We started by watching the video, this is a must see - it gives a great insight into Rotorua history and the volcano eruption of Tarawera. The best section of the museum is the history of the building and the bath house, make sure you check out the cellar and go up to the rooftop for views over Rotorua. The Maori section was good but the other parts weren't really in our interest. Go visit if you have a spare hour or two.

Visited April 2013
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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“Rotorua History at the Top”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2013

Great day with the kids here. We had a great time and they got to see all the new parts of the museum which they really enjoyed. The view from the top of the tower was really awesome as it was a fine day. Going down below was good fun, kids a bit nervous but got over it soon enough and loved seeing all the old things down there. A must do!

Visited April 2013
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Rotorua
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“World class”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2013

A must to visit in Rotorua. The beautiful old Tudor building is lovely and has been well maintained with the recent additions sympathetic to the original. Inside is a world class museum and art gallery.

Visited June 2013
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