Cook Islands Library & Museum, Avarua

(2.5/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web)
Learn about the history and culture of the Cook Islands at Cook Islands Library & Museum, featuring a collection of weapons, carvings, and costumes. Explore the exhibits and visit the onsite library to find out more the country's distinct cultural identity. The museum also provides a way to learn about the country's relations with New Zealand and other South Pacific nations. Before you leave, check out the small gift shop with books and posters for sale. Plan your visit to Cook Islands Library & Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Rarotonga tourist route planner.
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  • so from the time we entered the library the lady who greeted us was full of information and very friendly . at the museum it was interesting but a little small and had things in there that came from o...  more »
  • What can I say. We were all keen to visit the museum, learn about the Cook Islands etc and the Museum was closed from Mid December till 22nd January. What a waste! Perfect time to earn some money with...  more »
  • This was the better of the 2 museums in Avarua. Lots of displays and information jammed into a very small, cramped room - time for an extension or a review of the displays I think. Not the friendliest...  more »