Te Manawa, Palmerston North

(4.5/5 based on 160+ 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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  • All of NZ Musuem are must see. they are full of information, history ,culture, and are free for viewing. Each town has one and this one was just a great. Take the time and learn a little culture at ea...  more »
  • Had a few hours to spare in Palmerston North so stopped in to see the Bruce Rennie exhibition. Great collection of work and brought back some great memooies of my school years.  more »
  • We had an amazing time at Te Manawa... Grandchildren had a ball, not just playing , but learning along the way with Nana and Grandie helping them...  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