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Kurow Museum and Information Centre

57 Bledisloe Street | Beside the Blue and Yellow Pub, Kurow 9435, New Zealand
+(64)4360950
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popped in to register a vehicle

This is easily the best place to register a vehicle or purchase ruc's as the ladies are very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kate S
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Kurow, New Zealand
Interesting displays

We called in for information about the area and were very impressed with the displays in the small... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Chris H
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Bristol, England
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57 Bledisloe Street | Beside the Blue and Yellow Pub, Kurow 9435, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is easily the best place to register a vehicle or purchase ruc's as the ladies are very helpful and almost always there is no que! Also you can take a look around at their lovely foyer with lots of local stuff to see and...More

Thank Kate S
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

We called in for information about the area and were very impressed with the displays in the small museum. Well presented and maintained, it's worth a little time to linger. The lady at the information desk was very helpful with our enquiries.

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Spending some enforced time on a rainy day in Kurow led me here. The displays were interesting and well laid out. Staff accessible and friendly. Allow at least an hour.

Thank Trish P
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We visited from Europe to see the Richie McCaw exhibit, but were fascinated by the rest as well. No entrance fee. Very attentive and helpful staff.

Thank Johannes E
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Stuffed full of local and national history - I would have loved more curation of the social security theme. The taste there got me very interested. FascinatingMore

Thank planejanenz
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KiwiMum02, Front Office Manager at Kurow Museum and Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thank you so very much- it is the Museum Committee's intention to add more to this area. Currently they are focused on developing an archives area and gathering more information to display on the development of Social Security- it is such an important subject. Thanks...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

While traveling from Oamaru to Lake Tekapo the other week, we stopped in at Kurow. We came across the most helpful staff member at the museum. When she discovered where we were going next she recommended taking the scenic route around the lakes and dams....More

Thank britten_crazy
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KiwiMum02, Front Office Manager at Kurow Museum and Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Delighted my staff gave you a good recommendation. Thank you so much for giving us your feedback. Carron

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

lovley wee informative place with awesome helpful staff and very interesting memorabilia. Lots to find out about this special area steeped in history

Thank AdventureHorseTrek
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

I felt that the museum has been untouched since most of the artifacts were placed there. A modern curator could make it a much more worthwhile experience

1  Thank CaravannersDandK
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This boutique museum captures the history of the Waitaki Valley beautifully. Good displays and an interesting audio visual presentation. Very dedicated person looking after your visit. No charge a bonus, but opportunities to contribute. Well done Kurow.

1  Thank Gavin D
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

The small, quaint Kurow Museum offers an insight into local area. Worth a look.Richie McCaw, New Zealand former rugby union player is a former son of the town. He captained the national team, the All Blacks, in 110 out of his 148 test matches, and...More

Thank cyberlion
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