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Stocking up with fresh produce

Honest farmers market with excellent range of fruit and vegetables without the gimmick pedlars... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
Pinnynz
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Napier, New Zealand
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Very Interesting

This is a very interesting museum with lots to see. The staff are very nice and willing to answer... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Jen A
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London, Ontario, Canada
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27 Jan 2018
“Stocking up with fresh produce ”
6 Dec 2017
“A bit of history from our rural past.”
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Astonishingly huge collection of farm machinery from the Marlborough area and beyond with many restored machines but most still in their natural state. A must see and for $5 entrance fee a bargain half day experience. Don't miss the Heritage Cottage...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Arthur Baker Place | Brayshaw Park, Blenheim 7240, New Zealand
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+64 3-572 9740
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Honest farmers market with excellent range of fruit and vegetables without the gimmick pedlars. Butter Beans will be my favourite vegetable tonight!

Thank Pinnynz
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This museum is amazing. At one stage it was the largest collection in the southern hemisphere. Not sure whether that still stands, but it is well worth a visit. There are lots of displays and some private collections. It is part of our Heritage Park...More

Thank Carroll W
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Ok, it helps if you like old tractors and stationary engines, but if you do, don't miss this place. They have an impressive collection of old farm tractors, well laid out, labelled and most in very good restored condition. A real credit to the club...More

Thank Tony Z
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a very interesting museum with lots to see. The staff are very nice and willing to answer questions. It is also located near the Marlborough Museum and the Omaka Classic cars museum so you can easily do all 3 in about 2 hours....More

Thank Jen A
Reviewed 9 December 2016

great piece of Blenheim hisory, good place to look around, I would recommend it for anyone visiting blenheim

Thank sarah g
Old_Nuffield, Treasurer at Marlborough Farming Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2016

Thank you for that fantastic review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 16 August 2016

I didnt get a chance to look at the Farming Museum, instead spent quite some time going through the 1880's replica shops and establishments in the northern part of the site. The Park itself was established by Norm Brayshaw in 1968. It is easy to...More

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Old_Nuffield, Treasurer at Marlborough Farming Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Thank's for the review. Shame you didn't get to go round the Farming Museum, you missed quite a lot. We have a number of items in our collection that cannot be seen anywhere else in the world because they are the sole remaining examples of...More

Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

If you are interested in vintage tractors and implements you will b in heaven! It takes a good day to get around all the barns, some tractors are in original condition. And for the lady's there is a beautiful old cottage on display, with remu...More

Thank Jenny L
Old_Nuffield, Treasurer at Marlborough Farming Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2016

Thanks for your very positive feedback. This museum is entirely run by the members of the Marlborough Vintage and Farm Machinery Society and receives very little in terms of external funding so it is very rewarding for our members to get these kinds of comments....More

Reviewed 26 March 2016

Started up a bit of a shambles as place all locked up and adddjacent Museum did not seem to have contact even though it was supposed to be open. However around the side of the complex I found a group of railway enthusiasts who were...More

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Old_Nuffield, Treasurer at Marlborough Farming Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2016

Thanks for the great review, the issues you had are well noted. We rely on our members to staff the entrance door at the moment and apparently this was one time when the member on door duty was late :( We are looking at ways...More

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