Buried Village incorporating the Museum of Te Wairoa
This Tourism New Zealand 2001/02 'Innovator Award' winning museum displays the largest collection of excavated objects unearthed following a volcanic eruption, while opening up the enthralling history of this Māori/Victorian village (Te Wairoa) and it's association with the famed Pink & White Terraces. The museum is dynamic and interactive, informing and entertaining, an educational resourse where you discover the history of Mäori and European settlement, the fusion of two cultures and the birthplace tourism in New Zealand. This journey ends with the devastating and emotional story of Mount Tarawera's eruption, the most recent in New Zealand history.
1180 Tarawera Road, Rotorua
Daily 9am-5pm (4.30pm in winter)
Adult $32.00, Child $10.00, Family (2 adults and children) $69.00, Senior Rate $29.00, Education & Special Interest Group Enquiries Welcome