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Mount Bruce Pioneer Museum
Ranked #7 of 9 things to do in Carterton
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This Pioneer Museum is one of the largest private collections in the country. There are various displays including old fire engine, 1919 Moline Tractor, 1927 International truck. Telephone exchange and a large variety of old phones, typewriters and computers. A rock collection, Man powered milking machines, old books and washing machines. Old dentist and photography gear. Chain saws, old farm equipment, a blacksmith shop and much more. The Museum is at Mt Bruce Masterton and _NOT CARTERTON___as shown as the city.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities
Carterton, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed March 22, 2014

expect to see lots of items, and allow at least 2 hours to view it all, wonderful collection, often visited.. well worth the experiment to view it all.. I have visited over the years.. love browsing there! I recommend it to visitors to the region its a must to visit..

Visited April 2013
Thank neich2014
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Oxford, New Zealand
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120 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“What an Eclectic Collection of Everything”
Reviewed March 1, 2014

What a wonderful find! This is a privately run museum with absolutely everything you can imagine inside it. There are even working displays which will delight young & old alike. A needs must visit if you are in the area

Visited February 2014
Thank Kezzie K
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