Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, Punaauia
(3.9/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
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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  • For who loves museums and if interested at minimum on the history of the country he is visiting this museum is to do. exhibition of old tools or weapon of war canoe of Tiki and the geological history of the Islands. We meet also Board on the local flora and fauna in short I recommend this museum.
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  • Just a 7 minute walk from Le Meridien Hotel or approx 20 minutes by car from Papeete. During our visit there was an exhibition so the total time required to see that and the main Museum exhibits requi...  more »
  • Nice, quite devoted to Polynesia, culture, belief, lifestyle, history. Temporary exhibition on the Tikis: wonderful. I recommend!
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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'