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I am not usually a mad keen museum person however this place is exceptional for what is essentially a small regional service. The entry fee is very reasonable and the layout of the floor plan is very well put together with diverse subjects covered that...More
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this Museum. It has a lot of good displays and information on the history of the area. We arrived around 2pm and actually ran out of time, and didn't see all the displays before closing time at 4pm. There...More
This was a very interesting museum and a good size for a small town. We learnt a lot here and the displays were of a good quality. We were lucky enough to visit on a day where we had free entry. There are some good...More
We went to this museum as part of my kids home schooling curriculum. they got a few interesting facts as an assignment. They loved it.
The part that stood out the most was in the middle of the museum there was an outhouse beside a...More
Covered so much history of the past 170 years it really is a special visit. Well chosen, maintained and displayed items which connect the visitor firmly with the area. Special stories of local families bring the settlers very much to life. Both the gift shop...More
This is one of the best little museums I have ever been in. For a small town, the Waipu Museum is really great. It covers the early history of the town and the impact the Reverant McLoed and the Scots had on the area.
This is an excellent museum and was a perfect place to while away a VERY wet afternoon! Heaps of information about the history of the local area from early Maori settlement, through the busy trading period for kauri logs, and the shipbuilding era (who knew!)....More