Picton Museum, Picton

3.6
#4 of 11 in Museums in Marlborough Region
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  • The space is not large but a lot of artifacts pack the space. There is a photography rule or two: The entire Maori exhibit has a zero photography rule. You can take photos of most other artifacts unle...  more »
  • I had time to go into this museum. It's quaint but at the same time informative. The museum displays an informative aspect of the whaling era of the area. It doesn't hide the fact that whaling existed...  more »
  • my grand daughters really enjoyed looking around here, the host was very friendly and sent time explaining different things on display.  more »
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  • 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.
  • 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
  • Top place to visit. great history

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The greatest variety of accommodations in Picton clusters at the western end of Waikawa Road, all within easy reach of the ferry termil and waterfront. Options include hotels, motels, hostels, and apartments, designed to suit the tastes of the multitude of people arriving from North Island, or heading there. Farther east along the coast of the sheltered inlet you'll find camping areas and expansive resorts, while motels offer lodgings along the roads that lead out of Picton.
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