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Reserve Bank Museum

2 The Crescent, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-471 3682
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Really interesting

I wasn't even aware there was a museum here until I went there for a meeting. I didn't have time... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
RayC888
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Good little museum

I always like going to museums at central banks around the world and this is a good little museum... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
geographyguy_11
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Brisbane, Queensland
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2 The Crescent, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I wasn't even aware there was a museum here until I went there for a meeting. I didn't have time to look around then so returned to have a more leisurely look around last month. So much history and particularly interesting to anyone wanting to...More

Thank RayC888
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I always like going to museums at central banks around the world and this is a good little museum if you are interested in old money or economics. There is a good display about the history of the bank and of money in New Zealand,...More

Thank geographyguy_11
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

While waiting for a parliament tour we popped in here out of rain it was surprisingly interesting and informative.

Thank rhianslip
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We gained good insight into the history on New Zealand economy, historic coins and also observed the fun water running economy machine. We didn't see it running yet but want to make it one day.

Thank Aneta S
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I didn't even know this was here but we came for a seminar held here. Note though that the address on this is incorrect, it's actually at 1 The Terrace, Wellington The museum is smallish but interesting exhibits and history and purpose of the Reserve...More

Thank RayC888
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Just so interesting, the history of money in NZ, and what it does for the economy, the secret vaults that were used to house new printed money and the vaults themselves. Oh. ...and the caged vault with a million dollars in it, though rendered worthless...More

Thank Marilyn202
Reviewed 22 April 2016

The place is a good place to come to, to know more about New Zealand currency. I did think it would be more than what it is and I really wouldn’t go out of my way to visit here, but if you were passing then...More

Thank ne_quine
Reviewed 18 April 2016

It is just a few minutes walk from Parliament Building. A great place for money history buffs. There is a very interesting array of New Zealand notes and their history.

Thank OrewaBrian
Reviewed 24 March 2016

My wife and I had some time to kill and we figured since it was practically across the road from the Beehive and free we would check it out. Give a good history of NZ currency and has some interesting stuff for people of all...More

Thank S_MurrayNZ
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This place is relatively small and most of the time empty, but it is well-prepared and you could basically learn all there is about the economy in New Zealand and how its currency has evolved. As the place is in the Lambton Quay and close...More

Thank Reza S
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