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Large Modern Museum with a huge range of artefacts and displays of local history.

The Cook display, in the full sized copy of the great cabin of HMB Endeavour depicts Cook in full dress uniform, Joseph Banks, botanist and a cabin boy. The intricate carving on the stern is copied from the replica Ende...

The social history of this farming community is illustrated through an eclectic collection and the recreation of scenes from the past. One of our most interesting objects is a unique submarine named Platypus, designed...

SORRY - THE AQUARIUM IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR RENOVATION. HOWEVER THE NZ MARINE STUDIES CENTRE AT PORTOBELLO IS STILL OPEN FOR EDUCATION PROGRAMMES – SEE WWW.MARINE.AC.NZ FOR DETAILS. From seaweed and shellfish...

The New Zealand Maritime Museum tells the remarkable stories of New Zealand's rich maritime heritage. From our nation's spirit of exploration have emerged many of the world's greatest maritime pioneers.

Welcome to one of the world’s best Museums! Discover the richness and vibrancy of the southern region through outstanding collections covering culture, nature and science. Whether you have an hour to spare or a day...

A main Museum building, a pioneer cottage and a barn.

New Zealand Maritime History. The story of the Waihou and Ohinemuri Rivers. Their connection to Paeroa being the furtherest Inland Port in New Zealand. Furtherest Captian Cook explored inland while navigating New Zeal...

Located in the original stone post office built in 1877 to service the bustling port town. This collection reflects the primary industries surrounding the port. The maritime collection is comprehensive and includes Union...

A visit to Stewart Island isn't complete without a browse through the Rakiura Museum. Established and run by volunteers, the museum houses an extensive collection of items and photographs of Stewart Island's early histor...

Torpedo Bay - Te Kainga O Te Waka Taonga O Te Taua Moana, Torpedo Bay - The home of the canoe of treasures of the Sea Warriors, is the new Navy Museum. The new Devonport site sits on the South West of North Head and is r...

Russell Museum tells the story of the Russell township, recording the earliest years of Mäori/European contact, including a 1:5 scale model of Cook's Endeavour. There are also artefacts relating to Russell's 100 years as...

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