Te Manawa, Palmerston North

(4.5/5 based on 150+ 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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  • the dinosaurs were fun for the kids for 12 dollars for an adult is a bit steep, the lady at the front desk was fantastic to deal with when talking about the old school house and cottage, the kids area...  more »
  • Te Manawa exhibits variety of programmes, events, painting which are worth watching and is mostly free.. Always ideal for any age group.. The exhibition on 50 greatest photographs by National Geograph...  more »
  • Made a trip to see the dinosaur experience took our 2 young boys 11months and 5yrs both the kids loved it . For us adults it was great to read how the landscape was formed so many years ago thru our M...  more »
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  • Our first trip out to this museum. The kids enjoyed the dinosaur exhibition however some of the other interactive displays were closed to the public. Our kids lost interest halfway through.
  • What I found more Interesting was the Art gallery, so much talent there
  • Amazing resource in our city. Great place to visit with kids.
  • Nice exhibition but need more interactive experience
  • Great free stuff to do with young kids