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Whanganui Regional Museum

4.5/5
2 Reviews
Museum
Closed Open from 10:00am-4:30pm
Address: 62 Ridgway St, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
Phone: 64 6 349 1110

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The Whanganui area is on the southwest side of New Zealand’s North Island. It used to be a prosperous pier. After the unrest and the opening of the steamer, it was once very busy and became a commercial hub area. Now that the pier has declined, there is The glass manufacturing industry replaced the dock industry, and the original dock was changed to a glass workshop The scenery of the Whanganui River is very beautiful. There is the Whanganui Highway next to it. It is also a very well-known scenic road in New Zealand. The road is not very long. It takes about an hour to drive along the road, just beside the road. The grass grows too high. You have to stop your car to see the river view from the side. Wan hardi and the most conventional way of playing is boating. This is also the route for boats on a river in New Zealand’s seven hiking routes

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  • John L
    John L
    Cambridge, New Zealand
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    A good provincial museum

    visiting with my wife and friends, we spent a very pleasant hour or so at the museum. My wife and her friend thoroughly enjoyed the visit with myself perhaps a little less enthusiastic. The areas i di...

    Reviewed on /Date(1602429089000+0800)/
  • K7495KOkarenl
    K7495KOkarenl
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    Do not miss if you are in Whanganui for a couple of days or longer.

    A blend of past and present. Some exhibition gems. Easily spend an hour and a half. Helpful staff. Thanks

    Reviewed on /Date(1591998140000+0800)/
  • rodcramb
    rodcramb
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    New Zealand family visit

    We spent almost two hours wandering around the museum, and quite honestly could have spent longer. Loads of Maori and British history. Lots of clear concise information, well laid out. Free entry, but...

    Reviewed on /Date(1579023557000+0800)/
  • VHavill
    VHavill
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    Interesting Museum

    Took around 1.5 hours to look around everything. We opened drawers, read displays and it was awesome. For an older museum layout (compared to say, New Plymouth), they have done a great job at capturin...

    Reviewed on /Date(1578232597000+0800)/
  • MCRwindsor
    MCRwindsor
    Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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    Maori history and Moa bird bones!

    We spent a very interesting hour or so in this museum. It’s free to get in but they do rely on visitor donations. Be prepared to leave your bags at reception and that you cannot photograph the Maori e...

    Reviewed on /Date(1577805272000+0800)/

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