Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, Punaauia

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#2 of 10 in Museums in French Polynesia
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. Put Museum of Tahiti and the Islands on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Punaauia travel site .
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  • To understand the Polynesia for a visit. as for the exhibitions of Costumes, tapa, Taiwan, going ' has they were amazing and so well done. Bravo
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  • I enjoyed this exhibit which takes perhaps an hour of time to visit. Mostly in Tahitian and French but enough English and easy to figure out labels. Interesting history of islands, Polynesians, and ge...  more »
  • This is one of the best collection of pre-contact French Polynesian artifacts anywhere. The Bishop Museum in Honolulu and the Museum of New Zealand have more extensive collections from across the Paci...  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'

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