Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, Punaauia

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History Museum
Learn about the history and culture of French Polynesia at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, housing an extensive array of exhibits, artifacts, and audio-visual experiences. Examine the ethnographic displays featuring traditional tools, dress, and boats used by the island's native inhabitants, then delve into its natural history through the collections of shells, taxidermied animals, and ornithological drawings. The onsite cafe, shop, and well-maintained parkland make the museum a well-rounded place for relaxation as well as education. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Punaauia holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Museum of Tahiti and the Islands and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We visited the Museum of Tahiti and its Islands as part of a group tour of that side of the island. The Museum of Tahiti and the Islands is said to be the best of its kind in the South Pacific and it ...  more »
  • J ' love this place of beautiful wave for good surfers view MOOREA, the Museum is very interesting with beautiful pieces to do, (I had the chance to see a few years ago a GAUGUIN exhibition... Great) visit
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  • So happy we did this museum! Thorough explanation of French Polynesia development from geological to social perspectives! Loved viewing the ancient pictures, artifacts with hair, and engravings.  more »
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  • Excellent local museum. A bit of everything. Geology, anthropology, meteorology, history, etc. A great way to spend an hour or more.
  • Should be visited ! By all of y ou 4 shure'