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“Interesting museum with colourful facade”
Review of Rotorua Museum

Rotorua Museum
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Sydney, Australia
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Interesting museum with colourful facade”
Reviewed January 17, 2014

Popular with tourists and locals especially school students interested in the history of the region.
The colourful building is great in photos and the cafe just next to it is kept busy with the many visitors. Lovely view of the surrounds from the museum with many local attractions nearby.

Visited December 2013
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Very interesting, worth a visit”
Reviewed January 14, 2014

Visited the Museum and while I found many of the displays interesting, they were not unlike what I've seen elsewhere. However , the area of the museum where the old bathhouses were was very interesting and a real look into what people put themselves through in the name of health. The building was beautiful, the view from the viewing deck was great, and the walk down into the basement a real eye opener. Worth going to see, just unsure if the admission fee was appropriate for a regional museum.

Visited December 2013
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Richards Bay, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
“Very interesting”
Reviewed January 14, 2014

The highlight was the volcano eruption cinema experience. Walking around admiring the art, history, mud baths, architecture and viewing platform completed a super afternoon. A must for anyone wanting to learn much more about the area, history and culture in a short time.

Visited January 2014
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England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“excellent museum”
Reviewed January 14, 2014

A very well planned and helpful museum, helped us to get to grips with some of the Maori history so that we understood more of what we saw elsewhere. Lovely building and setting, could have been there longer as so much to see. Nice cafe for refreshments, can go out of the museum and back in if you want to. I

Visited January 2014
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
“Interesting museum”
Reviewed January 13, 2014

You need at least 2 hours to take in all this history. The old baths are interesting. Nice cafe in the building.

Visited January 2014
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