Te Manawa, Palmerston North

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.4/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
Admire the creativity and science at Te Manawa, a museum, art gallery, and science center with numerous exhibits and interactive displays. Discover a collection with pieces developed in the museums as well as national and international displays. The venue features everything from historical rugby objects to glowworms, and children especially will appreciate interactive displays like the light ray activity. Recharge at the downstairs cafe when you are finished exploring. Put Te Manawa and other Palmerston North attractions into our Palmerston North vacation route planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • A wet day in school holidays probably wasn't a clever time to visit, but most of the kids were there to see the dinosaur exhibition - I avoided this because of queue. Museum was quite interesting, lot...  read more »
  • Great little place to take the kids. The dinosaur exhibit had a large queue so was popular. We visited the rugby museum which was a great place. Informative and interesting. Worth a visit. Well looked...  read more »
  • As well as the beautifully presented permanent exhibits about the Manawatu region, Te Manawa also has an excellent range of temporary exhibitions. Well worth seeing is the recently opened 'Dinosaur En...  read more »
  • Nice exhibition but need more interactive experience
  • Great free stuff to do with young kids
  • Great indoor activity for kids of all ages.
  • Very good exhibitions with a good looking new building. Highly recommend.
  • One of our favorite places to take the kids, newly rennovated and free, highly recommended.
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