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“Fascinating”
5 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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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fascinating”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2014

We were lucky enough to tag on to a guided tour of this great building. Our guide was excellent getting us up into the attic for great views of the grounds. The history of the area and the former spa was amazing. Recommended.

Visited June 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great Place to immerse yourself in Rotorua's history”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2014

Place is great. Lots of things to discover and had some great artwork. Kids specially enjoyed the film showing and the activity they had cutting pasting and building paper structures. All in all a great experience.

Visited August 2014
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Snells Beach, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Excellent museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2014

The museum was built as a bathhouse for people taking mudbaths from the thermal mud! Part of this is preserved with appropriate displays. Absolutely fascinating. The rest of the museum is mainly taken up by displays on the rich culture of the area - Maori and otherwise. Very well done. Also very good shop, worth a browse.

Visited August 2014
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“An Insightful Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2014

Learnt a vast amount about Rotorua and the Te Awara People. The museum is well decorated and the exhibits are very well designed. The building itself is architecturally stunning. Our tour guide Katrin was very informative and we learnt all about the history of the bath houses and before that. Would definitely recommend getting a tour of the museum

Visited August 2014
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“Normal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2014

Not so much to view. Could be less expensive to enter. Nice view from the roof of the museum. Can plan to spend not more than an hour there.

Visited August 2014
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