New Zealand Rugby Museum

Revel in Rugby and all its heritage with a visit to the New Zealand Rugby Museum in Palmerston North. The home of one of the best collections in the world devoted to the oval ball, this is a must see!

You’ll be rewarded with a trip back in time exploring the rich history and folklore of our nation’s mighty game, with an unmasking of our rugby heroes and legends as their stories unfold. Get a feel for the real New Zealand by learning how it’s rich rugby heritage has shaped and been shaped by our country.

It’s not every day you can see the nations treasures in their reality, the first ‘fern’, the oldest All Black jersey, the oldest rugby ball and more!

Test out your rugby skills, kicking, tackling, jumping or pushing and measure yourself against rugby legends in the ‘have a go’ area.

Contact Details

P O Box 36, Palmerston North

64-6-358 6947

Visitor Information

326 Main St, Palmerston North

10am until 5pm, 7 days a week.

Adult $ 12.50 Child $ 5.00 Gold card $10.00


Function space

Membership club


Reference library


Wheelchair access

Other Facilities

Museum brochures /Tourist brochures / Special offers
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