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    The whole family can get a dynamic and in-depth overview of New Zealand at Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa), one of the nation's mai
    Tours from $14
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    Discover more about New Zealand's role in World War II at The Great War Exhibition. Housed in the Dominion Museum in Wellington, the four-yea
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    Auckland Museum , Auckland
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    Learn about New Zealand's rich history at Auckland Museum, serving as both a major cultural institution and a war memorial. Designed in the 1
    Tours from $17
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    Canterbury Museum , Christchurch
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    Take a journey through the history, cultural heritage, and natural environment of Christchurch and its surrounding regions at Canterbury Muse
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    Experience the excitement of Antarctica without the risk of frostbite at International Antarctic Centre, dedicated to hands-on learning about
    Tours from $41
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