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Hokitika Museum - TEMPORARILY CLOSED, Hokitika
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Discover Westland's natural and cultural heritage at Hokitika Museum - TEMPORARILY CLOSED, housing an extensive collection of artifacts relating to the history of the region. The audio-visual experience provides a clear introduction to the gold rush, as well as the challenges experienced by the area's native people and those who settled here. With temporary exhibits throughout the year, the museum offers a rich diversity of narratives designed to entertain, inform, and explain. Use our Hokitika itinerary maker to visit Hokitika Museum - TEMPORARILY CLOSED on your trip to Hokitika, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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A rainy day in Hokitika seemed like the perfect day to busy ourselves in this small but interesting museum. The lady at reception was friendly and helpful and gave the children a quiz to complete as t... read more »
We have been here twice. My 4 year old loved doing the quiz along the way. A small museum, but very informative and interesting. Throughly enjoyed our visits and the staff are just lovely and welcomin... read more »
This is a real deal old style museum and not some trendy weird arty farty mockup. It has interesting exhibits which clearly show the history of the area, the staff are very helpful and friendly. Every... read more »
WE enjoyed seeing hokitikas history. My husband is a real history buff and thought it made you realise the back story of a town and how it was made up better. It was really well set up and bigger than we expected. A really low cost entry but well worth viewing to get a feel for the area. Well done to their team and community.
Informative museum, but a bit too much word, good to have some history of the town
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