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Rotorua Museum

Government Gardens, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-349 4350
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Government Gardens, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-349 4350
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is no longer open to the public which is truely sad but it is still very easy to enjoy even from the outside. There are free tours around the museum and gardens now. Great place for a picnic and or walk.

Thank ericapetersgalatea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Because of an earthquake you cannot go inside the actual museum but just looking from the outside is so beautiful. In the morning the sun rises from behind the museum giving it an amazing natural light. In the evening they light it up with different...More

Thank WanderLady28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good fun and educational. Beautiful views from the museum well worth visit. Little pricey but if your willing to spend then it's worth it at least once

Thank Priscilla S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This building is just gorgeous but was all blocked off after earthquake damage mid 2016. We took a guided walk around the park which was conducted by a lovely female volunteer. It was a rainy drizzly day too. She told us all about the history...More

Thank Robin P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't go into the museum but this is a beautiful building from the exterior and worth a walk round the gardens if you have at least 15mins to spare on a nice day.

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very educational museum about a super exciting culture that differs from other cultures. A lot to see and we also saw a highly appreciated dance show with Maorier. Very nice museum! //Mats Samaras, Stockholm, Sweden

Thank MatsSamaras
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

C ( 2013 ) This museum was not big, but very beautiful. When visit some area, must visit local museum for knowing about there's culture, I think. Good museum.

Thank HanJuyoung
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately, due to the November 2016 earthquake, the museum was being renovated, so I did not get to see the interior of the building, but it has such a gorgeous exterior. From its apex to the detailing of its windows and color, I am sure...More

Thank telesiaa
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We went there last week, but unfortunately the museum is closed for repair and restoration work. Reconfirm status before you plan your day three. It is surrounded by garden area therefore one can spend some time there.

Thank AmitChheda
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I visited this wonderful, homey museum when I was in NZ in 1999. I really enjoyed how they presented the story of how the Maoris found their way to NZ. Also, I liked seeing the set up for the former spa. I was very disappointed...More

Thank KurtAndWendy
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