Rotorua Museum, Rotorua

4.2
#1 of 17 in Museums in Bay of Plenty Region
Centrally located in the iconic Bath House building, Rotorua Museum can be explored from basement to rooftop, with fantastic views of the city and lake. Stunning exhibitions, changing art galleries, cinema experiences and informative guided tours bring to life the amazing stories of this unique region. Arrange your visit to Rotorua Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Rotorua using our Rotorua trip itinerary site .
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  • Building is closed indefinitely due to the need to carry out strengthening work in the event of an earthquake. There's temporary fencing that has been erected around it that detracts from how photogen...  more »
  • Arrived at the impressive building but it was closed indefinitely. The grounds look nice , building from a distance looks great but security fencing all around.  more »
  • Tudors Towers as referred to by the locals, this place is amazing! It was once a nightclub owned by it's band called Kairo. Nowadays it's a museum. When we visited here in June it was closed due to st...  more »

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Rotorua has a range of different accommodations, mainly centered around the lake itself. In this downtown area you will find luxury hotels and hostels, many benefitting from good views of the surrounding scenery. Farther out of the town, comfortable motels offer those with a car a good option for setting up a base from which to explore the area. Campers and others wanting to enjoy the outdoors as soon as possible can opt for campsites and RV parks, all best accessed by car or taxi.
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