Nelson Provincial Museum, Nelson

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#2 of 9 in Museums in Nelson-Tasman Region
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  • This was a great little museum. The bug section was interesting but the history of the town was great. Visitors to Nelson pay $5.00 adults and $3.00 children.  more »
  • I really enjoyed the insect exhibit that was on when I visited. The museum is big for the town it belongs to, but it's not the most exciting I've ever been to. It would be a really nice place to take ...  more »
  • This is not a museum that excites but it is interesting with detailed descriptions of the region and Nelson city's past. It is well worth an hour and it also has visiting exhibitions that add interest...  more »
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  • Great place to go, even with the kids, free if you live in Nelson, which is great. There is heaps of local history, and there are different exhibits upstairs all the time, there is a bug one on at the moment, and my 4 year old loved it. Definitely a good wet weather day activity
  • Entertaining place to take the kids. Wonderful exhibition when we were last there
  • Good local history and excellent exhibits.
  • very interesting worth a vist
  • Nice place to spend some time :)

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