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Volcanic Activity Centre
Top 9 in Can't Miss Attractions

4/5
5 Reviews
Museum
Address: Taupo

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We really enjoyed our trip-it was not only for the kids, but we found it interesting to understand why this area is so active. There are some interesting videos playing in another room, and the earthquake simulator is the focus

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  • Jelly65
    Jelly65
    Upper Hutt, Greater Wellington, North Island
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    Interesting and informative

    This place explains all about New Zealand's volcanic activity. Not a very big place but quite informative. Was a while since i have been here but well worth it.

    Reviewed on /Date(1560773921000+0800)/
  • 79Landcruiser
    79Landcruiser
    Sydney, Australia
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    Interesting

    Little old and out dated. Would have been nice is staff/people were walking around to explain and ask questions. Only one non friendly lady at the front desk which is only to take money.

    Reviewed on /Date(1502705334000+0800)/
  • SRG0304
    SRG0304
    Scotland, United Kingdom
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    Worth a visit

    explains all about New Zealand's volcanic activity. Not a very big place but quite informative . Go in the carriage to experience what the Christchurch earthquake felt like

    Reviewed on /Date(1501128134000+0800)/
  • ShonaMargaret
    ShonaMargaret
    Palmerston North, New Zealand
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    Tired

    Not really suitable for children. Expected something more interactive and "exciting " for 2 small boys who LOVE volcanoes. The displays do contain a lot of information, but the presentation is d...

    Reviewed on /Date(1500306481000+0800)/
  • grantb566
    grantb566
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    You'd have to be really into volcanos...

    There is plenty of information on the walls if you have the time and inclination to stand there and read it all. Some of the exhibits are interactive although the technology is 1950s possibly 1940s. ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1500067497000+0800)/

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