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“Free and educational” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Petone Settlers Museum

Petone Settlers Museum
Ranked #67 of 229 things to do in Wellington
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Napier, New Zealand
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Free and educational”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2012

I was very impressed by the fact that there was free entry, and there was a friendly lady at the entrance, telling visitors what twas where.
Half of it was about the negotiations with the local iwi and the hardship that faced the first settlers. The other half was about local industry.

Visited November 2012
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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
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145 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Small local museum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2012

The Petone Settlers Museum presents a sympathetic history of the early settlements that eventually made up Wellington. Local stories are easly accessed and understood in this small museum.

Visited October 2012
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Masterton, New Zealand
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68 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Want to find your ancestors?”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2012

A great place to look for ancestors who arrived by sea to early Wellington. Also good to see some of the old history of Petone

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Wellington
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Little Gem on the Petone Foreshore”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2011

Provides an historical look at how / where / when etc Petone was settled. Great exhibitions.

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