Picton Museum, Picton

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#5 of 11 in Museums in Marlborough Region
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  • October 3, 2017
    my grand daughters really enjoyed looking around here, the host was very friendly and sent time explaining different things on display.  more »
  • May 1, 2017
    This is a well setup/presented museum that does a great job of putting local history on display. Of particular interest is the focus on whaling history with plenty of artifacts, pictures and informati...  more »
  • April 11, 2017
    Delightful people work here. Interesting, knowledgable, friendly and welcoming, there were 3 I met. We chatted about my relatives who had the General Store in Picton a long long time ago. I came away ...  more »
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  • January 21, 2017
    Very small, had some interesting facts about the area as well as some weird stuff like a blue whale embryo, old medical equipment, as well as heaps of old photos depicting the whaling origins of the area. It was free on the day which was preferring as I don't think it would have been worth an entry fee.
  • November 24, 2016
    A very small museum that charges an entry fee. Has good history on Picton, but would be much better if it was free/donation like other museums
  • December 18, 2016
    Top place to visit. great history

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