Akaroa Museum Te Whare Taonga, Akaroa

Categories: History Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
3.3/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
Educate yourself on the history of Banks Peninsula at Akaroa Museum Te Whare Taonga, dedicated to historical archives and artifacts. Tour three heritage buildings dating from the 1800s, learn about Akaroa's volcanic origin and following settlement, and explore the collection of fascinating 19th- and 20th-century costumes and photographs. Ask the knowledgeable staff any questions you have about the material; they are happy to inform you without a fee. Before you leave, choose a souvenir from the postcards, books, and Maori carvings in the gift shop. For Akaroa Museum Te Whare Taonga and beyond, use our Akaroa holiday planner to get the most from your Akaroa vacation.
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  • We were there recently and we're very unimpressed. It's been a few years now since the earthquake and they still only have one room with a hand full of things in it. People can't keep using the earthq...  read more »
  • quickly popped into the museum, reduced to only one room due to earthquake strenghtening, however, very good to visit with very interesting history. free entrance too 
  • This little museum is well worth a visit to find out a bit of Akaroa's history. You won't need too long here as it is not that extensive but there are lots of photos and a movie to watch. You can also...  read more »
  • Nice little museum in a lovely town
  • Does not deserve to be Museum!
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