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“Amazing!”

New Zealand Rugby Museum
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The sport that shaped a nation.How did rugby come to play such an important role in the culture and heritage of New Zealand, and why are the All Blacks so good? Our Balls, Bullets and Boots Exhibition opens on 22nd August - Rugby Remembers WW1. Explore the rich history and folklore of the nation's game, see some of the world's rarest rugby artefacts, and learn about some of our rugby greats. You can get active by testing your rugby skills in the dedicated "Have A Go" area and measure yourself against the best.
Reviewed 27 September 2011

I had been to the old museum and was impressed but now they have shifted and have more display space it is amazing how many wonderful items they have. If you are at all interested in Rugby this is a must see! This is the New Zealand Rugby Museum not just a local effort with items dating from the beginning of world rugby to the current day.

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Reviewed 2 November 2010

For a country where Rugby is a religion you would expect a Museum to it to be in one of the main centres not a mid size town like Palmerston North in the middle of the North Island. Of course the locals argue that Palmerston North is the birth place of Rugby in New Zealand & if anyone has the proof to back it up they do.

The Rugby Museum has pieces of Rugby history going back to the very beginning & its not just items from New Zealand but from most Rugby playing nations.

They have everything from pins to ties to team caps & uniforms along with some the crazy gear that the crowds wear.

While it was amazing to visit the Rugby museum now I will have to come back in 2011 as they are moving to a larger building closer to town in April & will be able to display more of their collection to the public.

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