Rotorua Museum, Rotorua

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#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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  • October 7, 2017
    The best place to visit ,,Tulip Festival Oct 2017, Heaven on Earth !! Visit the festival asap and enjoy the flowers. Have excellent food nearby ...  more »
  • September 16, 2017
    The museum is now closed due to earthquake risk. One day it may reopen but in the mean time an unsightly temporary fence has been erected around a beautiful heritage building. I think they could do be...  more »
  • September 15, 2017
    Small museum documenting local history, not bad if you want some history surrounding Rotorua. Surrounded by government gardens and polonesin springs  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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