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
  • Museum of Polynesia relatively interesting if we really take the time to read each of the panels. A lot of information that could be much better written and better well-appointed rooms. It would be interesting to bring technology to modernize this Museum, which is worth a visit.
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  • We had the chance to visit the reserves of the Museum in the company of the curator: very interesting and beautiful pieces of history to discover.
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  • A very informative and educational museum. There was a lot of information on the islands and the history and culture. Quite a number of artifacts of cultural significance as well as from early Europea...  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'