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Te Awamutu Space Centre, Kihikihi

4.9
#3 of 6 in Childrens Museums in North Island
Science Museum Museum
An inspiriting venue for all ages, Te Awamutu Space Centre presents the world of astronomy through audiovisual media, interactive activities, and a range of displays. The highlight of the center is a collection of items from both the American and Soviet space programs. When you learn about the history of manned spaced exploration, you can use interactive screens to tour the Solar System and take a peak at the star attractions of New Zealand's night sky. Take a look at our Kihikihi travel itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Te Awamutu Space Centre and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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4.8
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  • My two boys school visited the space centre and it was not a let down so much knowledge Dave had was incredible even as a parent it was so much to take in Thanks Dave  more »
  • Our school visited Dave after spending a few weeks focusing on Space for our school inquiry. Dave was very engaging and informative. All our tamariki had a blast and left having learned more and very ...  more »
  • Lots of fun and learning to be had. The VR experience of the space station was brilliant, and four year old loved the space toys. Something for everyone.  more »
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  • Space Dave is fantastic. He's very knowledgeable and open. His facilities are okay. He has some fun interactive displays. Worth a drive to TA.
  • This place is great. It was good to try the new VR machine.
  • Awesome place, kids had a great time. Very interactive displays and informative. We will be back.
  • Dave's passion for all things space shines through in the collection. Out of the way but worth a small detour for the experience.
  • Amazing place! Very interactive and loads of well presented information. Dave is a legend!

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