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“Fascinating”
Review of Puke Ariki

Puke Ariki
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Reviewed May 22, 2013

This is much better than your average museum, could spend hours there, but you'd need to be interested in the local history to get the most out of it.

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Reviewed May 14, 2013

A small museum but interesting about the history of Taranaki. Right on the waterfront so stunning views. Very clean and tidy and friendly staff. See the movie whilst there always have a giggle as my son-in-law is the gothic chap at the cenotaph at Waitara in the beginning of the film.

Thank Tanya-Maree
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

Always worth a visit. The static displays are informative and the exhibition in the main gallery changes so there's always something new to see. Its a lovely modern building. It has a great cafe with sea views and also incorporates the information centre.

Thank Lynn C
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Reviewed May 5, 2013

This small museum in downtown Taranaki exceeded our expectations in terms of its content and presentation. Don't miss it if you're interested in the geology, hostory and culture of the place. Great displays, superb ambience.

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Reviewed May 1, 2013

There was a lack ogf content in the Museum, but the building itself was wonderful
Its certainly worth a visit on a rainy day

Thank Cookster_11
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