Te Manawa, Palmerston North

4.5
#2 of 18 in Museums in Manawatu-Wanganui Region
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. Plan trip to Palmerston North with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • Wasn’t expecting much pleasantly surprised. Friendly greeting to this small museum. Some interesting information. Archive films shown of the early development of the area black and white footage. Firs...  more »
  • Took our toddler to see Santa's cave, he enjoyed it. Also checked out the lego exhibit while there which he liked too. The have a young childrens play area as well that the kids enjoy.  more »
  • Dropped in today as part of a visit to Palmerston. Having been previously and enjoyed the level of display very much, today's trip did not disappoint. Great stimulation from the range of exhibitions. ...  more »
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  • Great activity area for the kids to play in and awesome local information/displays. And all for free! (have to pay for the exhibit upstairs)
  • An awesome museum. Usually free for the visiting exhibits. Great children's area with activities. Love it!
  • A fun place to visit. I enjoyed the hands on creation during the Lego exhibition
  • Really enjoyed my visit and as luck would have it there was a Lego exhibition and interactive build zone too. Great for the kids young and old
  • Visiting the opening of the Great Bandanna Challenge. Wonderful display.
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