Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, Punaauia

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History Museum 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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  • Oh my, oh my this is the best collection of Tahitian and Polynesia art I have ever seen. The 18th century outriggers looked like they could have greeted the Mounty yesterday. Also here is a tip that w...  more »
  • The museum has different objects from different Polinesian islands. The polynesian culture is well presented. The indoors have air conditioning. There is a botanical garden outside the museum as well.  more »
  • Walked here, with some help from the very friendly locals and worth the treck. Lots of displays and artifacts about the Tahitian culture and history. If you had the time,, would recommend a visit.  more »
  • 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'