Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, Punaauia

(3.9/5 based on 180+ 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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Good place to get lot of info on the islands, history and culture Better with a local guide and not far from Le Meridian hotel Must go there as it is cheap 
  • A nice little museum (with a lovely garden) and a good range of exhibits and artifacts. I'm one of those people who reads every explanatory sign at a museum, and was disappointed that the more detaile...  more »
  • the visit lasts not long given the number of things to see. Little is quality that is worth trying for people informed and knowledgeable of Polynesian art. One model among other things to the surface land and marine of French Polynesia to see how the islands of the Pacific ocean.
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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'